Prorogation in the House of Lords
Prorogation marks the end of a parliamentary session. It is an announcement read by the Leader of the House of Lords, on behalf of the Queen, in the Lords chamber. It sets out major bills passed during the session and other measures taken by the government. MPs and House of Commons officials attend the Lords chamber to listen.
This image may be used with acknowledgement: Copyright House of Lords 2019 / Photography by Roger Harris