In the fifth day of debate on the Queen's Speech in the House of Commons, on Tuesday 14 May 2013, MPs debated aspects of the speech relating to the cost of living.
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey, moved the debate on behalf of the Government. Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Caroline Flint, responded on behalf of the Opposition.
Debate on the Address: Day 5
Following the first day of general debate on the Queen's Speech on Wednesday 8 May 2013, there are five days of debate on specific topics. Further debate on aspects of the Queen's Speech relating to economic growth will proceed on Wednesday 15 May.
Debate on the Address: Day 4
Monday 13 May 2013: Health and Social Care
Debate on the Address: Day 3
Friday 10 May 2013 - Jobs and business
Debate on the Address: Day 2
Thursday 9 May 2013 - Home affairs
The Queen's Speech
Her Majesty the Queen delivered the Speech in the Lords Chamber outlining the Government's legislative programme for the parliamentary year ahead on Wednesday 8 May 2013.
Watch the Queen's Speech and follow five days of debate on the contents of the Speech in Parliamentary news.
View proceedings from the public gallery
UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings for free in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.