The Queen’s Speech 2019 – An Overview

In one of the more bizarre spectacles of UK parliamentary process, the Queen has today delivered her speech announcing the Government’s new legislative agenda as part of the State Opening of Parliament.

In ordinary times, this Queen’s Speech would have happened months ago, following a marathon Parliamentary session which eventually ended at 2 years and 4 months. But we are not in ordinary times. With just 17 days to go until the UK is due to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is entering a final crunch week of Brexit negotiations, desperately seeking to persuade the EU to reach a deal ahead of the Council Summit on 17 and 18 October. If he succeeds, he must then work to convince MPs to vote for the deal on ‘super Saturday’ – the first sitting Saturday since the Falklands War. If he fails…

Click here or scroll down the page to access Cicero Group’s overview of the Queen’s Speech 2019.

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