2014 Queen’s Speech

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Queen Elizabeth II Attends The State Opening Of Parliament

Podcast: The Queen’s Speech and the farce of recall and the fight for Ukip’s soul

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Penny Mordaunt in the House of Commons today. Photo: BBC.

Audio: Penny Mordaunt gives the ‘Loyal Address’ following the Queen’s Speech

Penny Mordaunt, the Conservative MP for Portsmouth North, become the second women in the Queen’s reign to give the Loyal Address…