Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech

Prorogation – in the House of Commons at 7:32 pm on 30th November 2000.

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Photo of Michael Martin Michael Martin Speaker of the House of Commons 7:32 pm, 30th November 2000

I have further to acquaint the House that the Lord High Chancellor, one of the Lord Commissioners, delivered Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, in pursuance of Her Majesty's Command. For greater accuracy, I have obtained a copy and also directed that the terms of the speech be printed in the Journal of the House. Copies are being made available in the Vote Office.

The Gracious Speech was as follows: