UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
MPs shout ‘Give us a clue’ as Speaker unable to give date for Queen’s Speech
22 June, 2017, 10:11
But opposition parties have said it is a way of avoiding the government being voted down in a Queen's Speech next year when talks in Brussels get tough ahead of Britain's expected European Union exit in March 2019.
Speculation that Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom may be ditched was fuelled by its absence from the Queen's nine-minute address.
"Downing Street is a vacuum", the newspaper said.
There will be bills to protect consumers by reducing motor insurance premiums, to boost transport infrastructure and turbocharge our space industry.
Yesterday, the government announced parliament will sit for two years, instead of the usual one, as it prepares for Brexit.
But Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, urged the PM to use the Queen's Speech to abandon austerity, reverse cuts to social security, and invest in public services in Scotland and throughout the UK.
This year's Queen's speech will take place, but by the decision of Elizabeth II it was postponed for two days to give the conservatives more time for negotiations with partners.
A DUP source warned that talks with Tories "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and a deal was "certainly not imminent". But First Secretary of State Damian Green acknowledged that it may not be possible to reach a deal in time for the Commons vote on the Queen's Speech package on June 29.
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"While this will be a Government that consults and listens, we are clear that we are going to see Brexit through, working with Parliament, business, the devolved administrations and others to ensure a smooth and orderly withdrawal", she declared.
Plans to extend grammar schools are reined in, with a promise only to work with Parliament to bring forward proposals for school improvement "that can command a majority". There will be another bill for HS2 and electric cars.
The Queen will conduct a condensed version of the State Opening of Parliament Wednesday, in which she and the Duke of Edinburgh are expected to wear less than the usually formal gown and full military dress uniform respectively. It will pave the way for Parliament eventually to repeal or amend unwanted European Union laws after Brexit.
"It will mean we can work together to deliver a successful Brexit deal and a strong social legislative programme that delivers justice and opportunity to everyone".
The speech confirmed plans for a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
The Queen's Speech, normally a chance for a new government to show off an ambitious programme, will reportedly be very pared down this time in order to avoid any potential splits in Conservative ranks.
Procession: Prince Philip and the Queen on the way to the Houses of Parliament for the Queen's Speech in 2016.
The DUP's leverage on the Government - however embarrassing for the Conservative brand on reproductive rights and gay equality - does at least guarantee a soft border in Ireland, which adds to the pressure for a softer Brexit.
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The election left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled European Union negotiating machine. The association represents 3,200 businesses with a million employees in Germany making industrial machinery.
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