Infrastructure Bill included in Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech delivered in Parliament on 6th June set out the Coalition Government’s proposed legislation for its final year of office before the election in 2015. Included in the speech were:

  • The Infrastructure Bill to bolster investment in infrastructure and reform planning law; (more on this below)
  • The Governance of National Parks (England) and the Broad Bill to introduce direct elections to National Parks ;
  • The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill to give smaller businesses access to public procurement contracts

Full details of the Queens Speech are available on the Government web site:
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