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Boris Johnson vows not to quit as the Prime Minister even if MPs vote down his Queen’s Speech 

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Brexit

Seven Brexit Bills – including fishing, farming, trade and financial services – but the most important is the Withdrawal Bill which would take us out of the EU with a deal. Its contents will be determined by talks in Brussels this week.

Carrie Symond's donned a navy ensemble for the State Opening of the Queen's Speech today. She sat with Johnson's father Stanley Johnson in the gallery of the House of Lords

Carrie Symond’s donned a navy ensemble for the State Opening of the Queen’s Speech today. She sat with Johnson’s father Stanley Johnson in the gallery of the House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to unveil a programme to ‘get the gears on our national gearbox working again’ while Jeremy Corbyn branded it a 'farce' (pictured heading into the House of Lords for the Queen's Speech)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to unveil a programme to ‘get the gears on our national gearbox working again’ while Jeremy Corbyn branded it a ‘farce’ (pictured heading into the House of Lords for the Queen’s Speech)

Immigration

To deliver on pledge to end free movement from the EU and then, in time, create an Australian-style points system for migrants who want to come to work in the UK.

Foreign Offenders

Foreign criminals who are deported from Britain and then sneak back in will face years in prison not weeks.

NHS

Five Bills designed to showcase multi-billion-pound increases in health spending. Also a new patient safety watchdog with powers to investigate serious blunders.

Social Care

No sign of the social care legislation the system is crying out for. But there is a signal of intent with spending increases of £1.5 billion with £500 million paid for from a 2 per cent increase in council tax.

Helen’s Law

Killers who refuse to reveal where their victims are buried, and paedophiles who refuse to identify their victims, will face longer behind bars.

Sentencing

End to automatic release for thousands of killers and rapists at the halfway point in their sentence. They will instead serve two-thirds.

Domestic Abuse

Creates a Domestic Abuse Tsar to represent victims; and powers to stop alleged abusers cross-examining their victims in person in the family courts.

Divorce

Bill to open door to ‘no-fault’ divorce and allow couples to end their marriage within six months, even if one partner doesn’t want to.

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Railways

A White Paper setting out proposals to overhaul the current system of franchising and creating a new commercial model.

Windrush Compensation

Compensation for victims of Windrush who faced immigration proceedings despite living here legally.

Tips

Obligation on restaurateurs to ‘pass on all tips, gratuities and service charges’ to workers.

Environment

Legally binding targets to reduce plastic waste and air pollution, improve water quality and increase ‘biodiversity’.

Building Standards

Rules and regulations designed to prevent a repeat of the Grenfell Tower fire.

High Speed Rail (W Midlands–Crewe)

Legislation needed for the next phase of the HS2 rail line. But will it survive an ongoing review of the project?

Drones

New powers for police to combat drones.

Electoral Fraud

Requiring voters to show photo ID at the polling station to combat voter fraud.

Animal Welfare

Jail sentences for animal cruelty will be increased from a maximum of six months to five years.      

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