The Queen’s Speech: State Opening of Parliament 2021 | House of Lords

Central to the State Opening of Parliament is the Queen’s Speech. Written by the government, it is read out by the Queen from the Throne in the House of Lords chamber. The speech contains an outline of government policies and proposed legislation for the new parliamentary session. Read a transcript of the speech on Lords Hansard: https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2021-05-11/debates/BC29801C-46D0-4BBF-A1F2-9B2B46633134/Queen%E2%80%99SSpeech Find out more: https://www.parliament.uk/lords Follow the House of Lords on: • https://twitter.com/UKHouseofLordshttps://www.facebook.com/UKHouseofLordshttps://flickr.com/photos/ukhouseoflords/albumshttps://www.linkedin.com/company/the-house-of-lords #HouseofLords #UKParliament