Queens Speech 2014: not-quite-a-zombie Parliament

Queens Speech 2014: not-quite-a-zombie Parliament

With a year to go until the general election and the Coalition Agreement all but exhausted, it was long predicted that this year’s Queen’s Speech would be light on content. Commentators and politicians alike have been predicting a ‘zombie’ Parliament, with limited legislation stretched to fill the long months before next May. Read more

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Queen’s Speech

Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech in two weeks’ time will be notable for the absence of new legislation and lack of controversy.

With 11 months to the General Election, the political focus has resoundingly shifted from Westminster to Corby, Thurrock, Weaver Vale and the other swing seats that will define the 2015 story. While this was inevitable, speculation about next month’s Queen’s speech has still been notable by its absence.

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Budget Day

Budget Day

Connect Intelligence’s Budget 2014 briefing looks at the tough decisions that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has to make ahead of the statement that will be one of the last chances to deliver significant economic reform ahead of the next election.

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