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Queen's Speech 2015 Unfolds In A Parade Of Grand Formality, But Not Everyone Is Enraptured

27/05/2015 13:23 BST | Updated 27/05/2015 19:59 BST

The Queen's Speech, delivered on Wednesday shortly after 11.30am, was unveiled amid lavish ceremony at Westminster, but not everyone looked enthralled by what was said.

While sitting on her throne, The Queen delivered the 64th speech which had a "one nation" theme, as ministers, peers and other dignitaries stood stiff as soldiers... well, most of them.

In one shot, David Cameron and George Osborne looked decidedly glum, while listening to her Her Majesty speak in her crown and robe.

The 10-minute speech, Prime Minister David Cameron said, was a "clear programme for working people, social justice and bringing our country together", which would deliver full employment, extend the Right To Buy to housing association tenants, increase free childcare and create a "truly seven-day NHS".

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QUEEN'S SPEECH 2015