Queen’s Speech minus the Queen: Economic struggles dominate government plans

by 24britishtvMay 10, 2022, 7:50 p.m. 11
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For the first time since 1963, the Queen missed reading out the government's legislative plans - leaving Prince Charles and William to fly the royal flag. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) For Boris Johnson's critics this wasn't the only omission. There was no dedicated bill to help families bear the burden of the highest price rises in 40 years: in its place a vague commitment to grow the economy. But the heir to the throne did have a list of 38 bills - including legislation to try and make good on the levelling up pledge. Plenty too for the Conservative heartlands: cracking down on environmental protesters, privatising Channel 4 and replacing the Human Rights Act. But was there any sign from either party of a vision to transform Britain? ----------------------- Follow us on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/Channel4News

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