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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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Parliament celebrates International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday
Parliament celebrates International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday
12 May 2020
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Lord Speaker's statement on UK Parliament's response to the spread of COVID-19
A letter from the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, to members of the House of Lords regarding the House's return from recess
19 April 2020
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Temporary changes to Lords business
Some proceedings held virtually
17 April 2020
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Update from UK Parliament on coronavirus
UK Parliament has introduced measures to limit non-essential access to the parliamentary estate
15 April 2020
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Changes to House of Lords sittings following Easter recess
A move to virtual meetings in response to Covid-19
09 April 2020
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Changes to House of Lords sittings and business
Changes in response to Covid-19
26 March 2020
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Lord Speaker statement on Australian wildfires
Made in the House of Lords chamber on Tuesday 7 January 2020.
07 January 2020
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State Opening of Parliament December 2019
Formal start of the parliamentary year takes place on 19 December.
16 December 2019
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Lords marks watershed moment for Black History Month
50 years since Lord Constantine became first black member
01 October 2019
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Lord Speaker announces arrangements for Lords to resume
Lord Speaker announces arrangements for Lords to resume
24 September 2019
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Policy of reducing size of Lords remains on course
Lord Fowler has welcomed new peerages announced on Tuesday 10 September as 'in line with Burns proposals'.
10 September 2019
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Progress made in reducing size of House of Lords reviewed
The Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House has published its latest report
08 July 2019
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Lords debates parliamentary freedom of speech
Peers discuss obligation to uphold court orders
24 May 2019
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Lord Speaker's lectures: 20 Years of Scottish Devolution: Pass or Fail?
Former first minister reflects on devolution since 1999
16 May 2019
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Lord Speaker addresses Cambridge Union
Lord Fowler speaks to university debating society
01 May 2019
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