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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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Parliament, government and politics news from UK Parliament.

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Universities selected to offer Parliamentary Studies Module from 2024/25
Twenty-three universities have been awarded the right to deliver the unique and highly regarded Parliamentary Studies Module from the academic year 2024/25
17 November 2023
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Coming up in the Commons 20-24 November
Find out what's coming up in the House of Commons 20-24 November
17 November 2023
MPs host roundtable with UK’s Overseas Territories
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee held a productive roundtable discussion this week with the UK’s Overseas Territories representatives and heads of government
17 November 2023
Media Bill: CMS Committee publishes Government response to pre-legislative scrutiny reports
Committee publishes the Government response to its reports on the draft Media Bill
17 November 2023
Is it still ‘Yes, Minister’ in Whitehall? MPs to examine relations between government and Civil Service
Recent years have seen governments become increasingly vocal in their criticisms of the Civil Service, with the Brexit process and the Covid-19 pandemic exposing heightened tensions
17 November 2023
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Government ignores calls for sex education targeted at boys to tackle harassment
Government responds to Committee's report Attitudes towards women and girls in educational settings.
17 November 2023
Government takes leisurely approach to tackling food security
Government takes leisurely approach to tackling food security
17 November 2023
Climate Change Committee’s Chris Stark to discuss with MPs the impact of recent policy changes on the UK’s net zero goal
The Committee is expected to discuss the Climate Change Committee’s assessment of the impact of these policy revisions
16 November 2023
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Ecclesiastical Committee to consider two draft Measures
The Ecclesiastical Committee will consider two draft measures on Tuesday 21 November 2023
16 November 2023
The King reads the Speech from the Throne in the House of Lords
Lords debates King's Speech
Lords debates content of the King's Speech. Find out more
16 November 2023
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Private Members' Bill ballot: 16 November 2023
The ballot for House of Commons Private Members' Bills for the next session of Parliament took place on Thursday 16 November. Julie Elliott (Labour, Sunderland Central) was drawn in first place
16 November 2023
Lords Committee publishes new report on services that could transform patient care
The Public Services Committee has published its new report, ‘Homecare medicines services: an opportunity lost’.
16 November 2023
Education Committee launches inquiry into strengthening financial education
Committee launches inquiry into strengthening financial education
16 November 2023
Financial Services Regulation Committee recommended by Liaison Committee
Liaison Committee recommends creation of a financial services regulation committee.
15 November 2023
Nominations open for Chair of Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
Nominations are open for the position of Chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee following the appointment of Simon Hoare as Local Government Minister
15 November 2023
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