House of Commons rises for Christmas recess

23 December 2010

The House of Commons was adjourned on Tuesday 21 December 2010 for the Christmas recess. The Commons will return on Monday 10 January.

Parliament does not sit all year round. During periods called recesses, MPs and Members of the House of Lords can carry out their other duties. The exact pattern of recesses can change and is usually slightly different for the two Houses of Parliament.

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