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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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Yeoman Usher

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The Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod acts as the deputy to the Lady or Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. He also attends to the Lord Speaker in carrying the Mace in and out of the House of Lords chamber.

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