State Opening of Parliament

On the first day of the new Parliamentary session, the Queen travels from Buckingham Palace to Parliament to deliver the Queen’s… read more

On the first day of the new Parliamentary session, the Queen travels from Buckingham Palace to Parliament to deliver the Queen’s speech from the throne in the House of Lords. The speech is drawn up by the government, and outlines its priorities for the coming year. Members of the House of Commons and Lords are present.

The official pomp and circumstance of the ceremonial occasion was accompanied by BBC commentators and the speech was discussed by studio guests. close

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

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State Opening of Parliament

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Program ID:
202106-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Nov 6, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 12, 2007

Airing Details

  • Nov 06, 2007 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 06, 2007 | 6:18pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2007 | 11:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2007 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2007 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 1

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