The Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech

8 May 2013 – Queen’s Speech: Immigration rules ‘to be tougher’

With the State Opening of Parliament today, we get some good examples for both Unit 1 and 2. This article, and the ones below, show a bill-by-bill explanation of what to expect (think about parties examples, Unit 1) as well as the pomp and ceremony of Parliamentary tradition (think about Constitution and Parliament, Unit 2). This shows us some division between the Coalition and perhaps within the Conservative Party – there is likely, for instance, to be no mention of an EU referendum.

Queen’s Speech 2013: what’s expected bill-by-billhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22381348
Q&A: What is the Queen’s Speech?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22437275

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