Queen’s Speech: Debate in the House of Lords Day 3

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been published ahead of day 3 of the Lords debate on the December 2019 Queen’s Speech, covering the following subjects: economic affairs, business and public services

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This briefing is one of three prepared ahead of the three days of debate in the House of Lords on the Queen’s Speech, scheduled to take place between 7 and 9 January 2020. The briefings detail the legislative and policy announcements made by the Government, in the Queen’s Speech and in the associated documents, and provide links to further reading.

This briefing looks at economic affairs, business, culture, education, health and social care, housing, pensions, transport and welfare. It provides background on the following legislative announcements:

  • Health Service Safety Investigations Bill
  • Medicines and Medical Devices Bill
  • Employment Bill
  • Pension Schemes Bill
  • Immigration and Social Security Coordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
  • National Security and Investment Bill
  • Thomas Cook Compensation Bill
  • Renters’ Reform Bill
  • Building Safety Bill
  • Fire Safety Bill
  • Online Harms Bill
  • Broadband Bill
  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill
  • Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill
  • Financial Services Bill
  • Bills relating to airline insolvency and minimum railway service levels over strikes

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