Press release

State Opening of Parliament to take place on 25 May

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

Parliament has been dissolved. The new Parliament will be summoned to meet on Tuesday 18 May.

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Parliament has been dissolved.

The new Parliament will be summoned to meet on Tuesday 18 May, when the business will be the election of the Speaker and the swearing-in of members.

The State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech will follow on Tuesday 25 May.

Further information: End of the 2005-2010 Parliament

Published 12 April 2010