The Queen’s Speech debate

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Parliamentary News

Keith Vaz (Leicester, East) (Lab): The right hon. Gentleman did not mention the digital economy Bill. Surely, he will support the measures in that Bill to implement for the first time the recommendations of the Byron report on violent video games. He must accept that there is a need for legislation to deal with such issues-we cannot just talk about expenses all the time.

Mr. Clegg: Absolutely not. Of course, I accept that we shall scrutinise the Bills in the Queen’s Speech and support or oppose them, as is the duty of a responsible Opposition party.

I return to the basic question of what the Queen’s Speech should be doing in the very little time available to this Parliament.

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