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The dissolution of Parliament took place on Thursday 30 May 2024. All business in the House of Commons and House of Lords has come to an end. There are currently no MPs and every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 4 July 2024.

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Coming up in the Commons 6-9 February

3 February 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak adressing MPs in the House of Commons chamber

Here is an overview of debates scheduled in the Commons Chamber over the coming week. Please note, this business was announced in the Commons Chamber by the Leader of the House of Commons, Penny Mordaunt MP, on Thursday 2 February. It is possible that changes will be made to the schedule of business throughout the week. This page will be updated should changes be made.     

For a complete list of questions and updates on urgent questions and statements see the Order of Business on the day or the Question Book for questions in advance.      

 

Monday 6 February 

The House will sit at 2.30pm, starting with questions to the Home Secretary, Suella Braverman. 

The main business will be motions to approve the Draft Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order 2023, the Draft Benefit Cap (Annual Limit) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 and the Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2023. This will be followed by a debate on a motion to approve the Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn 2022 Update. 

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Monday 6 February. 

Tuesday 7 February 

Proceedings will start at 11.30am on Tuesday, starting with questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt. 

The main business will be the remaining stages of the Seafarers’ Wages Bill [Lords], followed by consideration of Lords Amendments to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill. 

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Tuesday 7 February. 

Wednesday 8 February 

The House will sit at 11.30am on Wednesday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Chris Heaton-Harris. 

Prime Minister’s Questions will take place at 12 midday. The main business will be motions relating to the Police Grant and Local Government Finance Reports. 

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Wednesday 8 February. 

Thursday 9 February 

The House will sit at 9.30am on Thursday, starting with questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade, Kemi Badenoch.

The main business will be Backbench business debates on: 

  • General debate on the independent review on net zero 
  • General debate on Parliamentary services for Members 

Find out about Westminster Hall debates taking place on Thursday 9 February. 

The House will rise for recess at the conclusion of business on Thursday 9 February and return on Monday 20 February.