Queen Elizabeth delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster. Photo: DPA

Britain’s Johnson puts Brexit top of agenda as queen opens parliament

  • The monarch formally opened parliament with plenty of traditional pomp and pageantry in a set-piece speech penned by PM Boris Johnson’s cabinet
  • He hopes to use the comfortable majority he gained in this month’s general election to push through an EU exit deal by January 31
Topic |   Britain
Queen Elizabeth delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster. Photo: DPA
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