House of Commons rises for Christmas recess 2014

House of Commons rises for Christmas recess 2014
19 December 2014

The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 18 December for the Christmas recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Monday 5 January 2015.

Debates scheduled for the week the House returns include:

More information about forthcoming Business in the House of Commons can be found in the Parliamentary Calendar:

Further information


Parliament does not sit all year round. During periods called recesses, MPs and Members of the House of Lords can carry out their other duties. The exact pattern of recesses can change and is usually slightly different for the two Houses of Parliament.

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