Votes and Proceedings (Commons) > Queen's speech, entered in
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Procedure of prorogation
Parliamentary and sessional periods
Prorogation and adjournment
"Parliament is prorogued either by a commission (preceded by a proclamation) or by a proclamation alone."
Paragraph 8.8, in Part 1, Chapter 8
Report of Queen's speech
Opening of new session
"When the Houses are resumed in the afternoon, the main business starts with the Lord Speaker in the Lords, and the Speaker in the Commons, reporting the Queen's speech. In the Lords, the Lord Speaker informs the House that the Queen has made a speech a..."
Paragraph 8.34, in Part 1, Chapter 8
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