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PM Johnson sets stage for reshaping governance of Britain

After pushing through Brexit, he is likely to focus on meeting needs of the working class

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will today open the country's newly elected Parliament, chosen in the wake of last Thursday's general election.

She will be following traditions going back centuries by delivering a speech from the throne, outlining her government's priorities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 19, 2019, with the headline 'PM Johnson sets stage for reshaping governance of Britain'. Subscribe