Weekly Information Bulletin
The next Bulletin will be published on Saturday 9 November 2002
Subject to the progress of business the House will prorogue on Thursday 7th November ending the 2001-02 session The new session will start with the Queen's Speech and State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday 13th November
House of Commons calendar
The Leader of the House has announced the Commons calendar for the next year:
The House will rise for the Christmas recess on Thursday 19 December 2002 and return on Tuesday 7 January 2003
The House will rise for the half term week on Thursday 13 February 2003 and return on Monday 24 February 2003
The House will rise for the Easter recess and constituency week on Thursday 10 April 2003 and return on Monday 28 April 2003
The House will rise for the Whitsun recess on 22 May 2003 and return on Tuesday 3 June 2003
The House will rise for the Summer recess on Thursday 17 July 2003 and return on Monday 8 September 2003
The House will rise for the conference recess on 18 September 2003 and return on Tuesday 14 October 2003
These dates are subject to the progress of business
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 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.
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