The Queen's speech to Parliament: November 2009
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This document contains the following information: Her Majesty’s most gracious speech to both Houses of Parliament: delivered on Wed, 18th November 2009.
The Queen’s Speech outlines the Government’s legislative programme for the 2009-10 session of Parliament. The following issues are included in the Government’s commitments: sustained economic growth; strengthening of public services; global and European collaboration through the G20; planned international visiting; regulation of financial services; reduction of the budget deficit once economic recovery is established; provision of free personal care to those in need; raising of educational standards; protection of communities and parental responsibility for children’s antisocial behaviour; communications infrastructure; carbon capture and storage; high speed rail services between London and Scotland; flood protection; equality; child poverty; employment conditions for agency workers; constitutional reform; bribery and co-operation with the devolved governments.
This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.
Published: 18 November 2009
From: Cabinet Office