Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.  Photography by Roger Harris.

Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament. Photography by Roger Harris.
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State Opening of Parliament

The State Opening of Parliament is a very grand occasion. The Queen’s Speech is written by the Government and sets out the Government’s legislative agenda for the year.

I was listening very carefully to what was said about an in-out referendum on membership of the European Union. In addition I noted that the Government will bring forward proposals for a British Bill of Rights, but there was no mention of legislation in the next working year.


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