Queen's Speech: Bill announced to strengthen financial services industry

Builds on "ambitious vision"

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Prince Charles delivered the speech instead of the Queen  | Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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Prince Charles delivered the speech instead of the Queen | Credit: Wikimedia Commons

In today’s (10 May) Queen Speech the Conservatives announced a new financial services bill, which includes regulation reforms to promote UK businesses' “growth and international competitiveness”.

The annual speech outlined the government's legislative programme for upcoming parliamentary session, this time delivered by Prince Charles for the first time instead of the Queen. A spokesperson for Buckingham...

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