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What was missing from the Queen’s Speech? Donald Trump

Normally Queen Elizabeth II wears her crown upon her head, but this year’s Queen Speech was a more casual affair.The discussion comes at a time when the government is weak following Prime Minister Theresa May’s disastrous decision to hold a snap election in which she lost her majority.He added: “The trade bills announced to help British businesses export to markets around the world should also consider that tourism is the UK’s sixth largest export”.The laws include the “Great Repeal Bill” to overhaul existing European Union legislation and separate bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries and agriculture. While the queen reads the Queen’s Speech to lawmakers, it is written by the prime minister and her staff and offers a broad brush of goals for the future.The Queen Speech takes center stage this Wednesday calling for a “smooth and orderly” departure from the EU.The event is usually filled with pomp and circumstance, like royal robes and a horse-drawn carriage.The Queen was accompanied by the Prince of Wales in the traditional ceremony in the House of Lords, after Buckingham Palace announced that the Duke of Edinburgh had been admitted to hospital as a precaution on Tuesday night.U.S. President Donald Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom may be further in doubt after the Queen made no mention of a planned visit during her Wednesday speech to the British Parliament. Firstly, they plan to implement a Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill which will protect victims by drafting what domestic violence is in law, they will appoint a domestic violence and abuse commissioner and create a civil domestic abuse prevention scheme.But there was no specific counter-terrorism legislation, instead a promise that government would review counter-terrorism laws in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent weeks.An online petition against such a visit had attracted over 100,000 signatures earlier this year and debated in the House of Commons as a result.The June 8 election left her Conservative Party short of a majority in Parliament, damaging her authority just as Britain begins the Brexit negotiations.”This Government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent”, she promised.”We will work hard every day to gain the trust and confidence of the British people, making their priorities our priorities”, May said in the lead up to the Queen’s Speech today.But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it wasn’t included in the speech because a date for the visit has not been fixed.It did not mention a reform of social care funding, which opponents branded a “dementia tax”, the scrapping of universal free school lunches or means-testing of the winter fuel payment.