Prorogation

– in the House of Commons at 1:21 pm on 12th May 2016.

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The Commission was also for proroguing this present Parliament, and the Baroness Stowell of Beeston said:

“My Lords and Members of the House of Commons:

By virtue of Her Majesty’s Commission which has now been read, we do, in Her Majesty’s name, and in obedience to Her Majesty’s Commands, prorogue this Parliament to Wednesday the eighteenth day of this May to be then here holden, and this Parliament is accordingly prorogued to Wednesday the eighteenth day of May.”

End of the First Session (opened on 18 May 2015) of the Fifty-Sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Sixty-Fifth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second.