MORE Government cuts! Parliament's Christmas tree is felled in forest

MORE Government cuts! Christmas tree from Northumberland forest is felled before it is shipped to the Houses of Parliament for the festive season

  • Christmas tree for Parliament is cut down on the same day as Autumn Statement
  • The tree was felled at Kielder Forest, Northumberland for the Christmas period
  • MPs have this week come back from their last recess before the Christmas break

Parliament’s new Christmas tree has been felled on the same day that Chancellor Jeremy Hunt wielded the axe to cut public spending.

The tree was cut down at Kielder Forest, Northumberland today in time for the festive season.

The Christmas tree will stand near Elizabeth Tower outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.  

The tree was cut down at Kielder Forest, Northumberland today in time for the festive season in Parliament. It will sit at the foot of Elizabeth Tower which houses Big Ben

MPs have just come back from their last recess before Christmas, which lasted from November 9th to November 14th earlier this week.

The House of Commons will be in another recess for Christmas from December 21st to January 9th next year.

When the tree was cut down last year, it was seen being put up outside the Houses of Parliament within a week.

Parliament’s new Christmas tree has been felled on the same day that Chancellor Jeremy Hunt wielded the axe to public spending

MPs have just come back from their last recess before Christmas, which lasted from November 9th to November 14th earlier this week. The felled tree is pictured above


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The House of Commons will be in another recess for Christmas from December 21st to January 9th next year

Last year’s tree from Northumberland is pictured above being put up in New Palace Yard, outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster in 2021

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