Tag Archives: queen’s speech

  1. The test of constitutional changes is to imagine them in the hands of your political enemies

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    December 20, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    Sometimes it’s the parts of the Queen’s speech that attract the least headlines that are most significant. The ‘review’ of …
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  2. Queen’s speech just as notable for what wasn’t in there as for what was

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    May 27, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

          The Queen, who will become the country’s longest serving monarch on September 9th, has just delivered her 62nd Queen’s …
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  3. A Queen’s speech to keep the Coalition going until May 7th – nothing more

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    June 5, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Every year the Queen’s speech heralds the State Opening of Parliament. Drawn up by the Government of the day, it …
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  4. ‘Collective pensions’: Another step towards defusing our demographic time-bomb?

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    June 2, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The government have widely trailed an initiative they are intending to put in Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech – to allow workers …
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