On Monday 12 April, Parliament was dissolved ahead of the General Election on 6 May. A new Parliament will begin with State Opening on 25 May.
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The House of Commons is the democratically elected house of the UK Parliament. The 646 Members of Parliament (MPs) each represent a different area of the UK.