House of Commons rises for February recess 2016

12 February 2016

The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 11 February 2016 for the February recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Monday 22 February 2016.

Debates scheduled for the week the House returns include:

  • Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill: Second Reading
  • Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Consideration of Lords amendments
  • Education and Adoption Bill: Consideration of Lords amendments
  • General debate on European Affairs

More information about forthcoming Business in the House of Commons can be found in the Parliamentary Calendar:

Related information


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.

Image: iStock

This article was produced by the Commons Digital Outreach Team. Follow the @HouseofCommons on Twitter for updates on the UK House of Commons Chamber.

More news on: Parliament, government and politics, Parliament, Commons news

Share this page