The House of Lords is due to debate the Queen’s Speech over four days between 19 and 25 May 2016. This briefing is one of four prepared by the House of Lords Library to cover the themes of each day of debate.Jump to full report >>
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This briefing has been prepared in advance of the Queen’s Speech based on Government commitments and speculative reports about what legislative proposals may be included; it does not constitute official information about the Government’s intentions or provide a complete list of bills to be announced.
Available separately are further briefings for each day’s debate on the Queen’s Speech. For further reading or more detailed information, Members are encouraged to contact the Library’s Research Desk.
Lords Library notes LLN-2016-0025
Authors: Heather Evennett; Charley Coleman; Mary Santo; Edward Scott; Samuel White
Topics: Animal welfare, Animals, Buses, Countryside, Economic policy, Energy, Financial institutions, Financial services, Homelessness, Local government, Nature conservation, Planning, Public expenditure, Railways, Taxation, Wildlife
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