The Queen and The Prince of Wales at the State Opening of Parliament CREDIT: PAUL EDWARDS/THE SUN
Queen’s Speech 2019:
Monday afternoon news briefing: Queen says Brexit on October 31 is a ‘priority’ in State Opening of Parliament
The Queen says Britain will leave the EU on October 31 as ‘priority’. The monarch was clear. Britain’s priority is to leave the European Union at the end of this month, the Queen said today. Setting out the Government’s legislative plan, despite the fact it might be curtailed by an early general election, the Queen set out six Brexit-related Bills. Here is a full roundup of the 26 bills outlined in the State Opening of Parliament along with a handy guide to the meaning of a Queen’s Speech. Many of you may have noticed Her Majesty did not wear the Imperial Crown for the ceremony. Here is why she chose to wear her oldest tiara. The speech is being debated in the House of Commons this afternoon and evening. The Telegraph.