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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Household Cavalry in the Palace of Westminster For more information visit Lords news: State...

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Household Cavalry travel with the Queen as part of the carriage procession from Buckingham Palace to the House of Lords For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen arrives at the Palace of Westminster in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen arrives at the Palace of Westminster in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh enter the House of Lords chamber For more information visit Lords...

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh process to the Throne in the Lords chamber For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

For more information visit Lords news: State Opening of Parliament 2016 Copyright House of Lords...

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh wait in the Lords chamber as Black Rod, the Queen's representative in Parliament, summons the House of Commons For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

Lord Chancellor, Michael Gove MP, hands the speech to the Queen For more information visit Lords...

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

Black Rod, Mr Speaker, the Prime Minister, MPs and Commons officials stand in the Lords chamber to listen to the speech For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen Speech is written by the government and sets out its legislative agenda for the 2016-17 parliamentary year For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Lords chamber is packed as judges, ambassadors, high commissioners, guests and members of the Lords listen to the speech For more information visit

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State Opening 2016: view from the Lords

The Queen leaves in a carriage procession back to Buckingham Palace and a new parliamentary session starts For more information visit

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