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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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Father of the House

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In the Commons, the title Father of the House is given to the MP who has the longest record of continuous service.

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Who works in Parliament?