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Labour announces 50 new bills

Geoff Hoon, leader of the House of Commons, may have had one eye on the legislative agenda the British government has planned for the next parliament when he decided on an extended 80-day recess for MPs over the summer.

21st May, 2005

Geoff Hoon, leader of the House of Commons, may have had one eye on the legislative agenda the British government has planned for the next parliament when he decided on an extended 80-day recess for MPs over the summer.

More than 50 bills, covering areas as diverse as road safety and the British national lottery, were announced in the Queen's Speech last Tuesday.

“We had no idea you were thinking what we were thinking,” joked Michael...

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