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What is the Queen's Speech?

Final preparations are being made in Westminster for Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament.

Her Majesty The Queen will outline the legislation that the newly-elected Conservative government aims to bring in over the next year.

But what is the Queen's Speech and what are the traditions surrounding it?

Ellie Price delivers a quick guide.

  • 26 May 2015
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