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Theresa May's apology: Grenfell fire revealed 'state failure'



News June 21, 2017


"As Prime Minister, I apologise for that failure," she told MPs.Speaking after the Queen had laid out the new Government's legislative programme, Mrs May said: "The whole country was heartbroken by the horrific loss of life and th...

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Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'



News June 21, 2017


The blueprint for the next two years delivered at the opening of Parliament focused largely on Brexit, and stayed away from flagship policies in the Tory manifesto.Jeremy Corbyn called it a "threadbare legislative programme from a...

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DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal



News June 21, 2017


Sir Jeffrey Donaldson spoke shortly after the Government set out its programme in the Queen's Speech."The discussions are continuing, we're making progress," he told Sky News."We have identified the key issues that will form part ...

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Theresa May focuses on Brexit in pared-back Queen's Speech



News June 21, 2017


She has come out the other side without a mandate from the public and a very pared back plan.The Prime Minister put forward a Brexit-heavy legislative programme in her Queen's Speech, with eight bills dedicated to the process of l...

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President Trump state visit to Britain omitted from Queen's Speech



News June 21, 2017


The address to Parliament traditionally includes planned state visits, but the Government's programme for the next two years only contains a reference to welcoming King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain in July.In January, Downing...

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