Parliamentary News 2019

Big Ben and New Year’s Eve 2019

To mark the start of 2020, Big Ben will strike on New Year’s Eve

House of Commons rises for Christmas recess 2019

The House of Commons next sits on 7 January 2020

House of Lords Private Members' Bills ballot results: December 2019

84 Lords Private Members' Bills drawn in ballot

MPs debate the Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech was read out in the State Opening and must be debated and agreed on

MPs pass Second Reading of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill

MPs will debate the Withdrawal Agreement Bill on 20 December

More parliamentary news 2019

Title Date
What happens next in the House of Commons? 17.12.2019
State Opening of Parliament December 2019 16.12.2019
House of Lords returns as members take oath 13.12.2019
Nicky Hirst named official artist for the 2019 General Election 13.11.2019
Dissolution of Parliament 06.11.2019
Statement on Government action to support Thomas Cook customers 05.11.2019