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The Queen’s speech – what was in it?

Posted by Matt Walker on November 20, 2009

queens speech The Queen’s speech outlined a number of proposed laws for the last parliamentary session before next year’s general election. Amongst the proposals were:

  • Fiscal Responsibility Bill – making the promise to halve the budget deficit law.
  • Financial Services and Business Bill – clampdown on bonuses.
  • Policing Bill – adding more sex offenders to the national DNA register
  • Schools Bill – guaranteeing school standards and extra help for weaker students

You can find an outline list of the proposals here. And a more detailed list of the proposals here.

You can also find a number of videos on this here, on the left hand side. All thanks, of course, to the BBC.


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