With local elections tightening up, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made the UK Kovid’s subsequent ‘turnaround’ a ‘priority’. Queen Elizabeth II presented her legislative program on Tuesday during a traditional speech from the throne.
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‘My government’s priority is to secure a national recovery from the epidemic to make Britain stronger, healthier and more prosperous than before,’ Elizabeth II said under the Gold of the House of Lords, as she began the new parliamentary session. Of which there was a ceremony. Coronavirus reduced pomp.
With 72-year-old Crown Prince Charles, he said, ‘To achieve this, my government will increase opportunities across the UK, supporting jobs, businesses and economic growth. It is the first engagement organized by the sovereign outside Windsor Castle since the funeral of Prince Philip, who died in April at the age of 99.
The Exposed Queen traded her car for the Range Rover and her crown for the lavender hat. To comply with social distance requirements, only a few dozen masked MPs, usually more than 600, were able to attend the speech – and only after a negative COVID test.
Position of strength
Boris Johnson is in a strong position to present his national policy agenda. A big winner in legislative elections in late 2019, the Conservatives continued to gain ground in local elections at the expense of Labor, which pleased them with Hartlepool, a historic stronghold of Labor in the north-east of England.
Also, however, the leader is faced with the challenge of maintaining the unity of the United Kingdom. The pro-independence majority in the Scottish Parliament calls for a new self-determination referendum in Scotland, which he strongly opposes.
On the economic front, its priorities for the coming year include investment in transportation infrastructure, employment generating green industries as well as 5G networks and high-speed internet, promises made during legislative elections.
To encourage areas after leaving the European Union, effective from 1 January, eight free ports will be built, with areas outside the national customs area considered for tax purposes. The government also intends to deepen its trade relations with countries in the Gulf, Africa and the Indo-Pacific region, which are growing rapidly.
Once the recovery is assured, it aims to keep the public finances ‘on a permanent path’, which was very stressful during the health crisis.
In climate matters, a law will serve the purposes of the United Kingdom, as it prepares to host the major United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) in November. London is committed to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 78% by 2035 from 1990 levels, and aims for carbon neutrality by 2050.
With an increase in prison sentences for the most serious crimes, the executive plans to crack down on crime. A major promise of the 2016 Brexit referendum, it also intends to toughen its migration policy.
Facing new threats, Boris Johnson also intends to modernize the country’s military capabilities and enact legislation to ‘combat hostile activity of foreign states’. Other priorities include continuing the vaccination program, support for the Public Health Service (NHS), the fight against obesity, and the creation of a research and development agency.
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