- Queen Elizabeth II reads a speech to Parliament that sets out the government's agenda
- At its heart is a proposal for a tough new bill on immigration, the government says
- Steps to strengthen the economy are also a priority, the speech says
- The government will continue to press for Scotland to stay within the United Kingdom
London (CNN)The UK government has put immigration reform and the economy at the heart of its plans for the new parliamentary session, which opened Wednesday with the Queen's Speech.