Queen’s Speech or Minority report?

By Heather Jameson | 14 June 2017

  • Heather Jameson

The delay to the Queen’s Speech has raised key questions over where the Government – and the country – is headed now.

What is clear is that the problem is not really goatskin parchment or the drying time for the ink used. Nice try, spin doctors. Instead, it is a prime minister rightly trying to work out just what she can achieve with a minority government.

Mrs May’s first move – the Queen’s Speech – will need to have support or she will be dealt an immediate blow to her precarious premiership which would almost certainly force her to stand down.

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