State Opening of Parliament

Members of the House of Lords and House of Commons participated in the State Opening of Parliament in London. The Queen outlined the… read more

Members of the House of Lords and House of Commons participated in the State Opening of Parliament in London. The Queen outlined the government’s plan for the upcoming year, which included implementing national ID cards, creating new measures to ban smoking in some public places and creating tougher penalties for using a knife or gun during a crime. 

Footage was BBC’s coverage hosted by anchor Huw Edwards and included the Queen’s procession to Westminster, ceremonial functions, and news analysis of the events. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
186672-2
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 17, 2005
Last Aired:
May 22, 2005

Airing Details

  • May 17, 2005 | 11:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 18, 2005 | 4:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 18, 2005 | 5:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2005 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2005 | 3:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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