MPs debate Queen's Speech: Day 2 - Home Affairs and Justice

28 May 2015

In the second day of debate on the Queen's Speech in the House of Commons on Thursday 28 May 2015, MPs debated those aspects of the speech relating to Home Affairs and Justice.

The debate was opened by Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May. Yvette Cooper, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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.

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

  • Monday 1 June - Britain in the World
  • Tuesday 2 June -  Health and Social Care
  • Wednesday 3 June - Devolution and Growth across Britain
  • Thursday 4 June - The Economy

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.

View proceedings from the public gallery

UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings for free in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

Image: Parliamentary copyright

This article was produced by the Commons Digital Outreach Team. Follow the @HouseofCommons on Twitter for updates on the UK House of Commons Chamber. 

More news on: Parliament, government and politics, Parliament, Commons news, Crime, civil law, justice and rights

Share this page