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tv   Queen Elizabeth II Delivers Speech at State Opening of British Parliament  CSPAN  May 11, 2021 6:16pm-6:31pm EDT

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40% of a world -- of world leaders calling and asking, can we help them? and we're going to try. but at any rate, i just want to thank you again for a what you've done. you've been wonderful. look forward to seeing you all in person as soon as we get everybody -- we get above that 70%. thank you, thank you, thank you. >> thank you. >> appreciate it. >> thank you, mr. president. >> thank you. >> thank you, sir. pres. biden: they're a good bunch. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2021] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org]
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>> earlier today, queen elizabeth ii gave a speechout lining the gth's policies and proposed legislation for the new session of parliament. >> [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations]
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[silence). >> landlords may be seated.
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[laughter] >> closed the door. >> miss blackwell, open the
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door. >> mister speaker, the queen mother. [inaudible] make way for mister speaker.
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>>. [silence] my lords and members of thehouse of commons , my governor's priority was to deliver a nationalrecovery from the pandemic . make the united kingdom stronger, wealthier and more prosperous than before . to achieve this my government will level opportunities across allparts of the united kingdom .supporting jobs, businesses and economic growth. addressing the impact of the pandemic. on public services. my governor will protect the health of the nation, continuing the vaccination program and providing additional funding to support the nhs.
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my ministers will bring forward legislation to empower the nhs to innovate and embrace technology . patients will receive more tailored and preventative care closer to home. measures will be brought forward to support the health and well-being of the nation . including to tackle obesity and improve mental health. proposal on social carereform will be brought forward . my government will build on the success of the vaccination program to lead the world in lighthouses, pioneering new treatments against diseaseslike cancer . jobs and investment across the country. my ministers will oversee the fastest ever increase and public funding for research and development and pass legislation to establish an advanced research agency.
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following the unprecedented support provided to businesses during the pandemic, proposals will be brought forward to create and support jobs and improve regulation . my government will strengthen the economic ties across the union, investing in and improving national infrastructure. proposals will be taken forward to transform connectivity by rail and bus. and to extend 5g mobile coverage and give it capable programs. legislation will support a lifetime skills currency to enable flexible access to high-quality education and training throughout people's lives. letters will be introduced to ensure that support for businesses reflects the united kingdom's strategic interests and drives economic
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growth. laws will simplify procurement in a publicsector . each new freeport will create for trade and help regenerate communities. my government will ensure that the public finances are returned to a sustainable part once the economic recovery is secure. measures will be brought forward to ensure that children the best start in life . prioritizing their early years. my ministers will address lost learning during the pandemic and ensure every child as a high-quality education and is able to fulfill theirpotential . my government will help more people to own their own homes while enhancing the rights of those who rent .
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laws to modernize the planning system so that more homes can be built will be brought forward, along with measures to endthe practice of ground rents and newly sold properties . my ministers will establish law, a new building safety regulator to ensure that the tragedies of the past are never repeated. measures will be brought forward to address racial and all of the opening of parliament and queen cease speech is available on c-span.org and on our schedule later. the house is back in session for votes on mental health legislation. live now to the house floor. h. amend the federal food, drug, and cosmetic act with respect to limitations on exclu

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