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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Leisure news from UK Parliament.

Total results 40 (page 1 of 3)
Closure of Pontins holiday parks: CMS Committee Chair writes to Britannia Hotels
Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Dame Caroline Dinenage MP, has written to the parent company of Pontins holiday parks, following the closure of three parks
24 January 2024
Data Protection and Digital Information Bill has second reading in the Lords
Lords consider AI in the workplace and EU data protection at second reading. Catch up
20 December 2023
DCMS Committee to hear from ABBA Voyage producer on connected tech in entertainment
MPs will hear from artists, producers and industry leaders on the use of connected technology in leisure
21 November 2022
The Moses Room in the House of Lords where Grand Committee business is conducted
Three short debates in the Lords
Members quiz government on tropical diseases, UK artists on tour in the EU and Ukrainian refugees. Catch up
06 July 2022
MPs examine Government support for UK tourism recovery post-Covid and Brexit
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee holds evidence session on promoting Britain abroad
04 March 2022
MPs visit Knebworth House for inquiry on promoting Britain abroad
The house will host the first evidence evidence for their inquiry into promoting Britain abroad.
18 February 2022
Lords debates private members’ bills
Members debate employment rights, online pornography and lowering voting age. Catch up
31 January 2022
Home Affairs Committee launches inquiry into spiking
The Committee will look into the prevalence of spiking and the effectiveness of the police response to it.
09 December 2021
Lords debates the creative sector
Impact of government policy and spending on creative sector under review. Catch up
05 November 2021
MPs to question organisers of Commonwealth Games, Festival UK* 2022, and Platinum Jubilee Pageant
The second session of the inquiry into major cultural and sporting events will hear from executives responsible for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Festival UK 2022, and the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.
03 September 2021
Committee Chair comments on Ofcom Chair appointments process
DCMS Committee Chair Julian Knight has issued the comment on the appointments process for the next Chair of Ofcom
28 May 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss definition of leases and Electronic Communications Code
05 March 2021
Total results 40 (page 1 of 3)