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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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Selected letter J

The Journal is the legal record of the proceedings of Parliament (events and decisions). Both the House of Lords and the House of Commons produce a Journal for each session. 

In the House of Commons, the Votes and Proceedings are consolidated into the Journals. In the House of Lords, the Journals are compiled from the Minutes of Proceedings.

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