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Queen's Speech 2015 - full text and government programme

The speech says the government will take a 'One Nation' approach

EU referendum question will make staying in EU the 'Yes' campaign and leaving the 'No' campaign

The exact wording has not yet been decided, however

The Prime Minister has made the abolition of Labour’s 1998 legislation a key part of his 100-day policy offensive

Government delays Human Rights Act repeal amid opposition from senior Tories

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This week the Queen's Speech will set out the first fully Conservative programme for 19 years. Just how blue will it be?

The Queen has spent about 10 hours reading 61 speeches at the state opening of Parliament through the years

Queen's Speech 2015: Radical agenda to reform taxation, welfare, human rights and Britain's relationship with Europe to be unveiled

Plan to ditch Human Rights Act and revive snooper’s charter will be contentious

The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted down a bid to implement welfare reforms

Northern Ireland Assembly votes down Welfare Reform Bill and leaves power-sharing Executive facing total collapse

DUP warns Stormont now has to bridge an 'unsustainable' £600m funding gap

MP Mark Harper faces a difficult job as the new Chief Whip

Tories at risk of Government defeat as they prepare to protect slim majority

If Labour can inflict an early defeat on Cameron over unpopular legislation it will inspire their MPs to turn up and vote at every opportunity

Tessa fizzes with ideas; she has all the warmth in the world but a core of steel

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Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall

Labour leadership contest: Chuka Umunna throws support behind Liz Kendall

The shadow Business Secretary claimed Kendall would take the party 'out of its comfort zone'

CCTV cameras in towns and cities across the country are being switched off by councils who cannot afford to keep them running

Andy McSmith's Diary: CCTV violates human rights? Well, so does being mugged

I cannot understand why civil rights organisations object to CCTV in public places. Nothing in Magna Carta nor the European Convention on Human Rights says you have the right to be invisible walking down the street. When my teenage son was robbed and beaten up, we thought the four culprits would be caught when we learnt that they had been seen hanging around underneath a CCTV camera just before the attack – except, unfortunately, Big Brother was not watching: the useless thing was switched off.

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon delivers a speech at Tynecastle Stadium, in Edinburgh, on Tuesday

EU exit 'only possible' if all four nations of UK agree to it, Nicola Sturgeon says

The Scottish First Minister suggested that the SNP would try to amend the EU Referendum Bill, which will be a key measure in the Queen’s Speech

Janice Atkinson pictured with Ukip leader Nigel Farage last year

Ukip MEP Janice Atkinson still sitting with party in Brussels despite being expelled for fraud

Exclusive: The news prompts claims she has been kept on to maintain the party's access to EU funds

Only 2 homes built to replace the 863 sold off under Right To Buy in Greater Manchester

Housing charity Shelter describes plan the policy as 'stupidity'

The Tories' welfare cuts will either make people poorer or less likely to work, IFS says

The Institute says 90 per cent of planned welfare cuts are yet to be named

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