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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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Dummy Bills

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A dummy Bill, consisting of the short and long titles of the Bill and the names of up to 12 supporters, is all that needs to be presented by a backbench MP in order to introduce a Private Members' Bill. However, the bill must be printed in full in time for its Second Reading.

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What laws are currently being discussed in Parliament?