HC Deb 13 November 1970 vol 806 c279W
Sir B. Rhys Williams

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list dates of the remaining Bank Holidays for 1970 and 1971.

Mr. Higgins

I have been asked to reply.

The following list applies to England and Wales. It includes statutory bank holidays and the common law holidays—Good Friday and Christmas Day—which by long-standing tradition are observed as bank holidays:


  • 25th December (Christmas Day)
  • 26th December (Boxing Day)


  • 9th April (Good Friday)
  • 12th April (Easter Monday)
  • 31st May (Spring bank holiday)
  • 30th August (August bank holiday)
  • 25th December (Christmas Day)
  • 27th December (Boxing Day)

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