MPs debate Queen's Speech: Day 4 - Health and Social Care

02 June 2015

In the fourth day of debate on the Queen's Speech in the House of Commons on Tuesday 2 June 2015, MPs debated those aspects of the speech relating to Health and Social Care.

The debate was opened by Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt. Andy Burnham, Shadow Secretary of State for Health  responded on behalf of the Opposition.

Debate on the Address: Day 4

Following the first day of general debate on the Queen's Speech, there are five days of debate on specific topics. On the fourth day of debate MPs discussed Health and Social Care.

Further debate on different aspects of the Queen's Speech will proceed over the next four sitting days as follows:

  • Wednesday 3 June - Devolution and Growth across Britain
  • Thursday 4 June - The Economy

Debate on the Address: Day 3

Monday 1 June: Britain in the World

Debate on the Address: Day 2

Thursday 28 May: Home Affairs and Justice

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 27 May 2015.  Watch the Queen's Speech and follow five days of debate on the contents of the Speech in Parliamentary news.

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