In the third day of debate on the Queen's Speech in the House of Commons on Monday 1 June 2015, MPs debated those aspects of the speech relating to Britain in the World.
The debate was opened by Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond. Hilary Benn, Shadow Foreign Secretary responded on behalf of the Opposition.
Debate on the Address: Day 3
Following the first day of general debate on the Queen's Speech, there are five days of debate on specific topics. On the third day of debate MPs will discuss Britain in the World.
Further debate on different aspects of the Queen's Speech will proceed over the next three sitting days as follows:
- Tuesday 2 June - Health and Social Care
- Wednesday 3 June - Devolution and Growth Across Britain
- Thursday 4 June - The Economy
Debate on the Address: Day 2
Thursday 28 May 2015: 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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