Queen's Speech 2019


MPs finally concluded debate on the Queen’s Speech on Monday (January 20), more than a month after the Speech was delivered and the Government’s legislative programme for the coming session published.

Peers debated the Queen’s Speech this week (Jan 9), with an emphasis on the economic announcements within it. However, most of the long debate was about the NHS and adult social care. Below is a summary of the key points in the debate, picking out tax-related mentions in particular.