Queen’s speech

Boris faces a painful choice over social care

13 May 2021 10:54 pm

If social care reform were any deeper in the long grass of political priorities, it’d probably get mistaken for a…

Did anyone take today’s Queen’s Speech seriously?

15 October 2019 3:38 am

If today’s Queen’s Speech was meant to offer a preview of what the next general election and life after it…

Will a Queen’s speech spell the end of May’s government?

17 April 2019 8:16 pm

What is the maximum point of danger for the government in the coming months? After Theresa May secured a six…

The 90th birthday present that the Queen really wants

23 April 2016 9:00 am

The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations start this week with the real thing and barely stop until her official birthday in…

Portrait of the week

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Home A Bill to enable a referendum on whether voters wanted Britain to ‘remain’ in the European Union figured in…

Portrait of the week

7 June 2014 9:00 am

Home The government scrabbled together material for the Queen’s Speech, which promised measures to allow money to be put into…