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The State Opening of Parliament

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The traditional ceremony in which HM The Queen opens a new session of Parliament with a formal announcement of the Government's plans for the future.
Commentator John Hosken describes the arrival of the Royal Procession in the House of Lords and the summoning of the members of the House of Commons by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod.
The speech from the throne by HM The Queen will be followed by an assessment of its political implications by Chief Political Correspondent John Sergeant. Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT

Contributors

Commentator: John Hosken
Unknown: Black Rod.
Unknown: John Sergeant.
Producer: Caroline Elliot

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The State Opening of Parliament

BBC Radio 4 FM, 22 November 1988 11.25






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