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Queen's Speech 2016 Day 3: Home, Legal, Constitutional and Devolved Affairs

Published Thursday, May 12, 2016

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.

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This briefing provides information on the following:

  • Extremism Bill;
  • Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Finance;
  • Investigatory Powers Bill;
  • Policing and Crime Bill;
  • Guardianship;
  • Civil Registration;
  • Prison Reform;
  • Prisoner Voting;
  • Electoral Administration;
  • British Bill of Rights;
  • Strathclyde Review; and
  • Wales Bill.

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-2016-0024

Authors: Russell Taylor; Edward Scott; Thomas Brown; Emily Haves; Amritpal Bachu; Matt Korris

Topics: Civil partnerships, Electoral franchise, Equality, Family law, House of Commons, House of Lords, Marriage, National Assembly for Wales, Terrorism

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