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>> Roads, railways and space launches. Wednesday's Queen's speech is expected to reveal plans to deliver major transport infrastructure projects for a post Brexit Britain. But the UK government is currently in turmoil after Prime Minister Teresa May's snap election gamble backfired earlier this month. Indeed the Queen speech which outlines minister's plans for the parliamentary session ahead had to be put back by two days as May's conservative party cope with the fall out.
They're trying to drive a deal with Northern Island Democratic Unionist Party in order to secure the parliamentary majority they'll need to pass legislation. Reports that the deal maybe done as soon as Thursday. At the same, time they're navigating tricky negotiations in Brussels over the UK's EU exit with a considerably weakened mandate.
Legislation linked to Brexit and also reducing immigration to the UK are expected to be part of the speech. On transport the plans are for three new bills. One, to progress the construction of the UK's High Speed 2 railway route, one to increase the use of electric cars, and one to boost the country's commercial space industry.
A vision to reach for the stars perhaps, for a government which was recently brought with a bump back down to Earth.