Press release

State Opening of Parliament to take place on 27 May 2015

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Parliament has been prorogued. The Prime Minister will ask Her Majesty to summon the new Parliament to meet on Monday 18 May.

Parliament has been prorogued and will automatically dissolve on 30 March under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act.

The Prime Minister will ask Her Majesty to summon the new Parliament to meet on Monday 18 May, when the business will be the election of the Speaker and the swearing-in of members.

The State Opening of Parliament will follow on Wednesday 27 May.