The House of Lords completed its debate on the government’s plans for the year ahead, as set out in the Queen’s Speech, on Thursday 4 June.
Different subject areas were debated each day following State Opening. The debate lasted for five days after the day of the ceremony.
Thursday 5 June - business, economic affairs and transport
Wednesday 3 June - health, education, welfare and culture
Tuesday 2 June - home affairs, local government, energy, environment and agriculture
Monday 1 June - constitutional affairs, legal affairs and devolved affairs
Thursday 28 May - foreign affairs, European affairs, international development and defence
Wednesday 27 May (after State Opening) - formal thank you in reply to the Queen's Speech