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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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On the Bill Which Was Passed in England for Regulating the Slave-Trade; A Short Time Before Its Abolition, by Helen Maria Williams

Use the audio player above to listen to the poem 'On the Bill Which Was Passed in England for Regulating the Slave-Trade; A Short Time Before Its Abolition', by Helen Maria Williams.

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