Her Majesty’s most gracious speech to both Houses of Parliament at the State Opening of Parliament 2016.
The Queen delivered her 2016 Speech on 18 May in the Houses of Parliament. The Queen’s Speech sets out the government’s agenda for the coming session, outlining proposed policies and legislation.
Information about the key announcements in the Queen’s Speech 2016 and what they could mean for you.
Briefing notes on the announcements in the Queen’s Speech 2016.
More than 5,000 offenders will be housed in new reform prisons by end of the year as part of largest reform programme since Victorian times.
Find out more about the Queen's speech: who writes it, what the process is and what happens after the speech is given.