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House of Commons rises for Autumn recess

26 October 2020


The House of Commons adjourned on Friday 23 October for recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Monday 2 November at 2.30pm.


Debates scheduled for the week the House returns include:
  • General debate on Covid-19
  • Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill: remaining stages
  • Agriculture Bill: consideration of Lords amendments
  • Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: consideration of Lords amendments

More information about forthcoming Business in the House of Commons can be found 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.