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Dissolution of Parliament

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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Lords finish final checks of Trans-pacific trade bill
Final chance to ‘tidy-up’ bill. Catch up
24 January 2024
Trans-pacific trade bill undergoes further scrutiny in the Lords
China and deforestation on agenda as report stage examination begins.
17 January 2024
Lords completes line by line check of Trade (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) Bill
Members discuss the Artist's Resale Right as committee stage examination concludes. Catch up
15 December 2023
Five short debates in the Lords
Members discuss climate change policies, supported housing, performing arts, transport investment and prison officer retirement ages. Catch up
31 March 2023
Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss passage of bill through the House as Lords stages conclude. Catch up
21 March 2023
MPs warn Government against overselling benefits of Australia trade deal
The International Trade Committee publishes its verdict on the UK’s trade deal with Australia
06 July 2022
International Trade Committee statement on Secretary of State session cancellation
Committee issues statement on Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP pulling out of evidence session on the UK's agreement with Australia
30 June 2022
Committee calls on Government to delay ratification of Australia deal
The International Trade Committee publishes the first of two reports on the deal
29 June 2022
All new trade deals must protect ‘core standards’, MPs say
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published a report on the Australia Free Trade Agreement
17 June 2022
Impact of UK-New Zealand trade deal on agriculture and food examined
The International Trade Committee examines the overall impact of the free trade agreement on UK agriculture
23 May 2022
Experts and businesses questioned on UK-New Zealand trade deal
International Trade Committee examines the impact for the UK’s services and manufacturing sectors 
17 May 2022
UK-Australia trade deal: Outlook for UK farming, food and drink examined
International Trade Committee hears from the Trade and Agriculture Commission and representatives from the UK agriculture, food and drink sectors
25 April 2022
Government economists and experts questioned on Australia and New Zealand trade deals
International Trade Committee examines the impact assessments for the Australia and New Zealand trade deals
21 March 2022
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