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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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Naming of a Member

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Naming of a Member is the term used to describe the disciplining of an MP for breaking the rules of the House of Commons. The only time names are used in the House of Commons chamber are when the Speaker calls MPs to speak or disciplines them. Suspension of a Member who has been named is set out in Standing Order 44.

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