HL Deb 18 July 1996 vol 574 c1001

3.39 P.m.

Lord Strathclyde

My Lords, as I have announced previously, subject to the progress of business, the House will rise on Thursday, 25th July for the Summer Recess and will resume on Tuesday, 15th October. It may be for the further convenience of the House to know that, again subject to the progress of business, it is intended that the House should meet to prorogue on the morning of Thursday, 17th October. It is further expected that a new Session of Parliament will be opened by Her Majesty the Queen in person on Wednesday, 23rd October.