House of Commons rises for Easter recess 2016

24 March 2016

The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 24 March for the Easter recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Monday 11 April 2016.

Debates scheduled for the week the House returns include:

  • Second Reading of the Finance Bill
  • A debate on support for people with contaminated blood
  • A debate on the Iraq Inquiry Report

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.

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