Written statement to Parliament

State Opening of Parliament 2014: amended date

The Leader of the House of Commons has announced a change to the State Opening of Parliament. It will be on 4 June 2014.

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

The Rt Hon Andrew Lansley CBE

Her Majesty the Queen has been pleased to agree to open a new session of Parliament on Wednesday 4 June instead of on Tuesday 3 June. The date will better facilitate arrangements for the ceremony and other events that week including the now planned G7 summit in Brussels, Belgium.

Published 8 April 2014