House of Commons rises for Conference recess

19 September 2011

The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 15 September for the Conference recess. The Commons will return on Monday 10 October.

The House of Lords has also risen for autumn recess and will return on Monday 3 October.


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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