MPs debate the Queen's Speech: Day 2

14 May 2012

MPs held the second day of debate on the Queen's Speech on Thursday 10 May 2012, which was on the subject of home affairs and justice

Debate on the Address: Day 2

Following the first day of general debate on the Queen's Speech, there are five days of debate on specific topics. On the second day of debate MPs discussed Home Affairs and Justice. MPs will debate business and economy on Monday 14 May, foreign affairs and international development on Tuesday 15 May, the cost of living on Wednesday 16 May and jobs and growth on Thursday 17 May. 

Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May moved the debate on behalf of the government. Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department repsonded on behalf of the Opposition.

Watch and read the debate and the veiws expressed by MPs on Parliament TV or in Commons Hansard.

The Queen's Speech

Her Majesty The Queen delivered the Speech from the Throne outlining the Government's legislative programme for the parliamentary year ahead on Wednesday 9 May. Watch the Queen's Speech and follow five days of debate on the contents of the Speech in Parliamentary news.

More information on the State Opening of Parliament can be found in the Parliamentary news section. 

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