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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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Oral evidence session announced

3 September 2010

Image of UK Parliament portcullis


First Session-update to witnesses

Tuesday 14 September 2010

Committee Room 8, House of Commons


At 10.15 am

  • Sir Peter North CBE QC

At 11.15 am

  • Automobile Association (AA)
  • Association of British Drivers (ABD)
  • RAC Foundation

At 12.00 noon

  • Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS)Association of
  • Chief Police Officers (ACPO)
  • Brake