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Sir George Young announces reduced summer recess and first legislation to go before the Commons

Picture 31At his first Business Questions as Leader of the House, Sir George Young has just announced the dates for this year's summer recess.

The Commons will sit all the way through until Thursday July 29nd and then return for a two-week sitting beginning on Monday September 6th, before breaking again for the party conference season.

He also announced that the first piece of legislation from the new Government's Queen's Speech to be given a Second Reading will be the Bill to abolish ID cards, which will go before the Commons on Wednesday June 9th.

Jonathan Isaby


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