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Weekly Information Bulletin: 20th July 2002


Weekly Information Bulletin

The next Bulletin will be published on Saturday 27 July 2002

Summer Recess Dates

The House of Commons will rise on Wednesday 24th July and return on Tuesday 15th October

The House of Lords will rise on Tuesday 30th July and return on Monday 7th October

Non Sitting Fridays

29 June, 6 July, 7 and 14 December 2001 and 15 February, 22 March, 3 and 17 May, 14 and 28 June 2002. The House will not sit on Friday 18 October 2002, or any other Friday until the end of the current session.

Private Members' Bills

26 October, 2, 23 and 30 November 2001; 11, 18 and 25 January, 15 March, 12 & 19 April, 10 May, 21 June and 19 July 2002.

Palace of Westminster Summer Opening

The Palace of Westminster will be open during the summer recess for guided tours of Parliament. The tours will take place from Friday 3rd August to Saturday 28th September. Tickets can be booked in advance by contacting Firstcall - Tel: 0870 9063773 Website:

The Parliament website provides information on parliamentary proceedings, membership of both Houses and general information on a wide range of parliamentary matters. See index for material available on the website.


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