State Opening of Parliament

In an annual ceremony at Westminster, Queen Elizabeth II convened the British Parliament and delivered a speech prepared by her… read more

In an annual ceremony at Westminster, Queen Elizabeth II convened the British Parliament and delivered a speech prepared by her government. In her remarks she outlined the government’s legislative agenda which included financial and economic reforms, aid to families and children, employment legislation, and continued reforms in the House of Lords.

The program included BBC news commentary amid coverage of the pomp and circumstance of the official ceremony. close

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*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:
305818-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 9, 2012
Last Aired:
May 13, 2012

Airing Details

  • May 09, 2012 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 09, 2012 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 09, 2012 | 7:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2012 | 2:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2012 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2012 | 5:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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