Queen's Speech

It will not be illegal for those aged over 18 to receive conversion therapy if they provide consent.
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The prime minister has no majority in the Commons after expelling 21 rebels who defied him over a no-deal Brexit.
About Queen's Speech
The Queen's Speech, written by the government, starts the parliamentary year. After the election, the speech is used to set out the government's agenda, what their priorities are, and what laws they hope to pass. The Queen's Speech is full of strange traditions, such as the Black Rod striking the door three times before it is opened.