Yes, some meetings are open to the public. See The Weekly Information Bulletin for details of public committee meetings. A recorded message for Select Committee information is also available by telephoning 020 7219 2033.
The House of Commons usually sits at the following times:
- 14.30 - 22.30 or later on Mondays
- 11.30 - 19.30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
- 11.30 - 18.00 on Thursdays
- 09.30 - 15.00 on sitting Fridays (dates to be announced)
When the House returns after a recess on a day other than a Monday, the first day will have Monday sitting times.
Yes. Continuous live coverage of the proceedings is available online. See Watch Parliament online. For details of television and radio coverage, see Factsheet G5 Broadcasting Proceedings of the House.
The Budget Statement usually takes place in March. The date is usually only confirmed a few weeks in advance. See Budget FAQs for further information.