Summary

  1. There were no questions to ministers at the start of the day.
  2. MPs and peers debated the proposals in the Queen's Speech and the proposed legislation. The day's subject in the Commons was defending public services.
  3. There were two urgent questions: on dietary advice and childhood obesity - and on the assessment of the UK economy following exit from the European Union.
  4. MPs on the BIS Committee and the Work and Pensions Committee questioned witnesses on BHS.
  5. The debate continues over several days, looking at different subject areas. The Queen's Speech is voted on by the Commons, but no vote is taken in the Lords.