State Opening of Parliament

On the first day of the new Parliamentary session, Queen Elizabeth delivered a speech from the throne in the House of Lords. The speech… read more

On the first day of the new Parliamentary session, Queen Elizabeth delivered a speech from the throne in the House of Lords. The speech was written by the government, and outlined its priorities for the coming year. Members of the House of Commons and House of Lords attended the official ceremony. The royal procession in which the queen travels by horse-drawn coach from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster and other ceremonial aspects of the occasion were part of the live simulcast.

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

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

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  • Tom Brake Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Carshalton and Wallington
  • Menzies Campbell Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->North East Fife
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State Opening of Parliament

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Program ID:
319722-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 4, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 9, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jun 04, 2014 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 05, 2014 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 05, 2014 | 12:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 06, 2014 | 6:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2014 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 2014 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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