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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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Emergency debates

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An emergency debate is a debate called at short notice in the House of Commons when a matter needs to be discussed urgently. An MP may apply to the Speaker for an emergency debate under the rules of Standing Order No. 24.

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