MPs debated Queen's Speech: Day 3 - Defending public services

23 May 2016

In the third day of debate on the Queen's Speech in the House of Commons on Monday 23 May 2016, MPs debated those aspects of the speech relating to defending public services.

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 second day of debate MPs will discuss defending public services.

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

  • Tuesday 24 May - Europe, human rights and keeping people safe at home and abroad
  • Wednesday 25 May - Education skills and training
  • Thursday 26 May - Economy and work

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 18 May 2016.  Watch the Queen's Speech and follow five days of debate on the contents of the Speech in Parliamentary news.

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