The British Parliament dissolved ahead of early General elections
Within a few days ex-MPs allowed to come to the building of the Palace of Westminster to pick up abandoned in the workplace personal items.
LONDON, may 3. /Offset. TASS Igor Brovarnik/. The British Parliament dissolved on 3 may ahead of a snap General election. The legislature of the United Kingdom ceased its operation at 00:01 local time (02:01 MSK).
Under current UK legislation, the Parliament must be dissolved 25 working days before the General election, which at the initiative of Prime Minister Theresa may must go on 8 June.
The British Premier will meet with Queen Elizabeth II, to agree with her question of the dissolution of Westminster, however, this procedure will be formal.
The dissolution of the British Parliament automatically means that all 650 seats in the House of Commons (the lower house) be free
Within a few days ex-MPs allowed to come to the building of the Palace of Westminster to pick up abandoned workplace documents and personal belongings, while the use of parliamentary infrastructure they have the right to 17:00 (19:00 GMT) on the date of termination of the functioning of the legislature.
Members of the unelected house of lords (upper house) of Parliament retain their seats and access to the Parliament, but no meetings were held. Traditionally the Prime Minister during the meeting with the Queen nominates some former members of the house of Commons for approval of their lifelong peers, that is members of the house of lords.
British MPs have supported 19 APR offer Theresa may to hold early parliamentary elections. According to the head of the government of the United Kingdom, they must significantly strengthen the position of the conservatives in the Parliament on the eve of the active phase of the process of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
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