The Queen’s Speech to Parliament today – what to expect and what bills will be discussed
The Independent says the Government will set out its plans for new laws in a speech delivered by the Queen to MPs and peers this week.
On Tuesday, the Prince of Wales, on behalf of the Queen, will read the agenda-setting speech as part of the formal state opening of Parliament.
Here is everything you need to know about the nature of the speech and what it is likely to include.
– What is the Queen’s Speech?
The speech is written by ministers and details the Government’s plans for new laws.
It is due to be read in the House of Lords as part of the ceremonial opening of Parliament.
Buckingham Palace said on Monday that Charles will carry out the duty on behalf of the Queen.
He will be accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge.
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