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Queens Speech: Coroners

Queens Speech 2008: Coroners

Coroners with private investigation privileges for controversial deaths will be able to perform without the scrutiny of juries, according to the "improved" coroners and death certification bill, introduced in the Queen's speech today.

  • Queen's Speech: Education

    Queen's Speech 2008: Education

    "Improved local [education] services for children and parents" will be introduced by the government in the next term, according to the Queen's speech.

  • Queens Speech: Employment

    Queens Speech 2008: Employment

    Employment reform will feature in the government's legislative agenda for the new year, the Queen announced today during her annual speech.

  • Queen's Speech: Justice

    Queen's Speech 2008: Justice

    Today the Queen announced the government's plan to make a more responsive justice system for victims, witnesses, and the wider public.

  • Queen's Speech 2008: Environment

    Queen's Speech 2008: Environment

    The government "will bring forward measures to protect the environment for future generations," according to the Queen's Speech.

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