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Members of Parliament in the Debating Chamber.

Members of Parliament in the Debating Chamber. Photo: Parliament TV.

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11 November 2008
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Parliament and the General Election

A fact sheet is available for those who want to know how the electoral period affects parliamentary processes.

Parliament and the General Election is one of the ‘Parliament Brief’ fact sheets available to help people understand Parliament and its processes. It helps readers understand how a new Parliament begins. It also explains what happens in the meantime during what is known as an ‘interregnum’.

For information about the various dates and deadlines following the general election, see the Elections website

There are also other fact sheets about Parliament on this website.