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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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Consolidation Bills

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Consolidation Bills bring together a number of existing Acts of Parliament on the same subject into one Act without changing the law in any way. They are used as a way of tidying-up areas of statute law that have become fragmented over time.

For this reason Consolidation Bills are normally passed by Parliament with little or no debate.

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What laws are currently being discussed in Parliament?