Archive: Queens Speech

Little pomp: No robes for the Queen in this latest State Opening of Parliament (right). She is pictured in her previous visit on the left.

'Legislation as performance art' in a speech short on pomp but with plenty of circumstance

Everything about yesterday’s State Opening of Parliament seemed to underline an entirely new, disjointed reality.

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  • May presses forward her advantage against the police - but will law and order Tories be comfortable?

    May goes to war with the police

    The police will have their powers chipped away across multiple fronts, after Theresa May used the Queen's Speech to put forward a raft of tough measures against them.

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