UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
27 June, 2017, 05:53
Leadsom also refused to accept that the decision had been taken to reduce the number of Queen's speech votes the government had to face in the lifetime of the parliament and said it was purely about getting the work of Brexit and social reforms done.
The circumstance, however - the speech's role mapping British legislative priorities for the new parliamentary session - remained as crucial and revealing as ever.
Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in Mrs May's first Queen's Speech, eight are devoted to the complex process of leaving the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community, and separate Bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries, agriculture, nuclear safeguards and the worldwide sanctions regime.
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"The formality is that you can not put the date of the president's state visit into the Queen's Speech until it has been actually agreed".
Proposed visits from heads of states are usually included - one for the king and queen of Spain was in this year's speech. Others include a Civil Liability Bill, created to mitigate the "compensation culture" around motoring insurance claims, a bill focusing on domestic violence and abuse, and a bill preventing landlords from charging letting fees.
The Labour leader said the legislative programme would be "thin" even if it was for 12 months, let alone the two years planned.
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In a United Kingdom roiled by surprising election results, terrorist attacks and the fallout from a deadly tower blaze, the Queen's Speech offered a concrete road map of the next two years under diminished Conservative leadership. 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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