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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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Wrecking amendments

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A wrecking amendment is a proposal to change the wording of a Bill so that it is made useless, contradictory or unworkable in some way. This type of amendment is used intentionally by an opponent of the Bill.

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What laws are currently being discussed in Parliament?