Queen's Speech 2019: Government promises 'new economic plan'

Government focussed on Brexit by 31 October

Mike Sheen
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II said the new economic plan would have investment in growth at its heart
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II said the new economic plan would have investment in growth at its heart

Boris Johnson's Government will pursue a "new economic plan" based on "investing in economic growth" once the UK has left the European Union, Monday's (14 October) Queen's Speech 2019 promised.

Laying out the Government's legislative plans ahead of Brexit, Queen Elizabeth II said the new economic plan would have investment in growth at its heart, but will balance this with maintaining the nation's finances. Boris Johnson's Britain: The outlook for UK assets While little detail on the plans was provided, the Queen cited a strategy intended on "unleashing regional potential in England", as well as a shake-up of the rail sector. In addition, the Government is planning a new funding agency for scientific research, including a new "space strategy". Brexit took centre stage in ...

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