Queen’s Speech

Today sees the first votes of the new session on the Queen’s Speech.

The Queen’s Speech outlined eleven new Bills which will be dealt with in the months ahead.
Armed Forces (Services Complaints and Financial Assistance ) Bill
Childcare Payments Bill
Infrastructure Bill
Modern Slavery Bill
National Insurance Contributions Bill
Pensions Tax Bill
Private Pensions Bill
Recall of Members of Parliament Bill
Serious Crime Bill
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill
Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill

In addition to these Bills there are still half a dozen Bills which have been carried forward from the last session of Parliament which need to complete their passage through the House of Commons.

Taken together thee Bills will help to secure the economic recovery which is now underway. The difficult decisions taken by the Government have meant that the budget deficit has been reduced by a third. income tax has been cut for 25 million people and 1.5 million more jobs have been created.
There is of course much more still to do but it is only by sticking to the long-term plan the Government has embarked on that we will be able to secure a better future fur Bury and a Better future for our Country.