Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech


In a brief speech to British parliament at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster, Queen Elizabeth II laid out Theresa May's government focusing on "the best possible deal" in Brexit negotiations.

Queen Elizabeth said during the scaled-down opening ceremony: "A bill will be introduced to repeal the European Communities Act and provide certainty for individuals and businesses".

"This is the right opportunity to embed the long term strategic importance of farming sector for the nation".

"These are the questions that people need answered by the new government", she added.

The queen's speech also omitted flagship policies that were hugely contested, including the scrapping of universal free school lunches, means-testing of winter fuel payments for pensioners, and a reform of funding for elderly care.

But the speech was notable also for what it did not contain.

Meanwhile, social media users had some fun with the Queen's Speech today by likening the hat worn by the Queen to the flag of the European Union.

US President #Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, which was scheduled at some point this year has already been deferred by the President once but it now seems that the visit might have been canceled altogether. Instead, she lost seats and still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure Parliament will back the government's agenda.

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May apologised for the chaotic official response to the fire, telling MPs it was "not good enough". "That is not what she said ". May also has to carry out a punishing legislative program without a majority and with her own position under threat.

Bills on trade and customs will be introduced - Brexit means Britain will try to strike new deals with the European Union but also with other nations that it was unable to negotiate with while a an European Union member.

"The visit wasn't mentioned in the Queen's Speech because a date hasn't been fixed yet", the spokesman said.

The prime minister urged MPs to "seize this moment of national change" to unite and work for a fairer country. According to NewNowNext, she said at the time: "Who'd have thought 62 years ago when I came to the throne, I'd be signing something like this?" While Elizabeth reads what is known as the Queen's Speech to lawmakers whenever a new parliament convenes, it is written by the prime minister and her staff and offers a broad brush of goals for Britain's future.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday dropped key Tory manifesto pledges, including expanding grammar schools and revisiting the fox-hunting ban, as the Queen announced a pared-down legislative programme focused on delivering Brexit.

"At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Trump tweeted.

The Times branded May's administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said she was now "so weak that she can not arbitrate between squabbling cabinet ministers".

The Lib Dems said their version would call for continued membership of the EU single market and customs union after Brexit.