Queen sets out UK PM's post-pandemic agenda

In the speech delivered by the monarch on behalf of the government, a raft of post-pandemic laws were presented as Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises to tackle inequality and "level up" the country.

The scale of the ceremony was drastically stripped back because of he COVID-19 pandemic, with the Queen wearing a day dress instead of the usual robes and crown.

She outlined several bills the government hopes to pass during the next year on everything from job creation and healthcare to stripping back post-Brexit bureaucracy.

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