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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

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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