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House of Commons rises for Christmas recess 2019

23 December 2019

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The House of Commons adjourned on Friday 20 December for Christmas recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Tuesday 7 January 2020 at 2.30pm.

When the House of Commons meets on 7 January MPs will continue debating the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill.

Find more information about forthcoming business in the House of Commons in the Parliamentary Calendar:

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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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