House of Commons rises for Conference recess 2016

15 September 2016

The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 15 September 2016 for the Conference recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Monday 10 October 2016.

Debates scheduled for the week the House returns include:

  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Second Reading
  • Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill: Second Reading

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

Related information

Committee reports

A number of House of Commons Select Committee reports are due to be published over the Conference recess.


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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