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The Queen’s Speech 2013: background briefing notes

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Briefing notes on each of the announcements in the Queen’s Speech 2013.


Briefing notes on each of the announcements, including bills, draft bills and non-legislative items, in Her Majesty’s most gracious speech to both Houses of Parliament on 8 May 2013.

The Queen’s Speech 2013 – briefing notes (PDF, 823KB, 92 pages)

Queen’s Speech 2013: the speech and announcements

Published 8 May 2013