|Monday 17th March||John Major goes to the Palace to seek a dissolution of Parliament|
|Thursday 27th March||Parliament adjourns for Easter|
|Wednesday 2nd April||Conservatives launch manifesto|
|Thursday 3rd April||Labour launches manifesto|
|Friday 4th April||Liberal Democrats launch manifesto>|
|Friday 4th April||Conservative election rally in Royal Albert Hall|
|Tuesday 8th April||Parliament is dissolved. Proclamation and issue of writs for the election.|
SNP manifesto published.
|Wednesday 9th April||Plaid Cymru and Socialist Labour parties publish their manifestos.|
Referendum Party launches its campaign.
|Monday 14th April||Nominations open|
|Wednesday 16th April||Nominations close|
|Thursday 1st May||Election day [General Election and some local elections]|
|Wednesday 7th May||New Parliament assembles|
|Wednesday 14th May||State opening of Parliament and Queen's speech.|