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Queen's speech

n
(Parliamentary Procedure) (in Britain and the Commonwealth when the sovereign is female) another name for speech from the throne
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Malthus and Ricardo quite omit it; the Annual Register is silent; in the Conversations' Lexicon it is not set down; the President's Message, the Queen's Speech, have not mentioned it; and yet it is never nothing.
Prior to Mrs May's decision not to prorogue Parliament in 2018 it was axiomatic that prorogation would occur each autumn when, in the Queen's Speech, the Government of the day would set out its legislative programme for the ensuing year.
Mr Johnson announced on Wednesday that he had asked the Queen to suspend or 'prorogue' Parliament in the run-up to the Queen's Speech, when the Government will set out its plans for the year ahead.
The current session, which started on June 21, 2017 with the last State Opening and Queen's Speech, has been the longest in history.
It is an archaic formality where the Prime Minister asks the Queen to order the end of the existing session by setting a date for the State Opening of Parliament and a Queen's Speech.
But the Prime Minister insisted MPs would be free to debate and hold votes on Brexit once the House of Commons returns, following a Queen's Speech on Monday October 14.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to MPs to brief them on his intention to suspend Parliament from September 11 ahead of a Queen's Speech on October 14.
The comments came after the former foreign secretary refused to say when he would bring in a Queen's Speech as prime minister.
The Queen's Speech will be delayed until Brexit is delivered, it has been revealed.
THE next Queen's Speech could be put off until key Brexit legislation has been passed, the Government has signalled.
We all know that the dangers facing us today are greater by far than at any time in our long history," the (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1109021/queen-elizabeth-ii-news-latest-us-russia-world-war-3-royal-family-latest) Queen's speech read.
The Queen's speech won't be remembered for the speechy bits.

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