dglobalnews.com Queen to outline UK government plans
Published: Thu, June 22, 2017
Culture&Arts | By Orlando Mckenzie

Queen to outline UK government plans

Queen to outline UK government plans

Leadsom said: "We will build the broadest possible consensus for our Brexit plans, and that means giving Parliament the maximum amount of time to scrutinise these bills by holding a two-year session of Parliament".

Labour and the Liberal Democrats each plan to put forward alternative versions of the Queen's Speech.

The Queen's Speech will be cancelled next year, for only the second time in recent history.

After facing intense pressure to soften her Brexit plans since the election, May promised to consult widely.

But flagship manifesto policies which find no place in the Government agenda included the scrapping of universal free school lunches, means-testing of the winter fuel payment and the reform of social care funding which opponents branded a "dementia tax".

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She added that her government was one "with goal", which was determined to deliver the best Brexit deal, to create a stronger economy and fairer society, committed to keeping the country safe and "bringing our United Kingdom closer together".

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It is also expected to include the Great Repeal Bill which will copy EU legislation into United Kingdom legislation and reverse the 1972 European Communities Act, according to the BBC.

"We need to change the direction of our country".

The new Commission for Countering Extremism will be given the task of supporting the Government in "stamping out extremist ideology in all its forms".

One former cabinet minister told the Daily Express: "The critical moment is June 28 and June 29 when there are votes on the Queen's Speech".

The Lord High Chancellor gives the Queen's Speech to the Queen to read.

The State Opening of Parliament marks the formal start of the parliamentary session and is the only regular time when the three parts which make up Parliament - the Sovereign, the House of Lords and the House of Commons- come together. Four militant attacks have questioned her grip on national security, and the death of at least 79 people in a tower block fire has become a flashpoint for public anger at her party's record in government. However, it is now understood the government are not able to get a speech prepared in time.

The speech comes after May lost her majority in a snap election earlier this month, leaving her at the head of a minority government with no deal in place to insure that the government can deliver on its agenda.

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