Queen’s Speech lays out legislative agenda for Theresa May, but ignores corporate governance despite the issue being at the heart of the prime minister’s social justice agenda when she first came to power.
The focus on Brexit in the Queen’s Speech could be a bad sign for anyone waiting for further developments on the governance green paper by the government.
The speech, which lays out the UK government legislative agenda, included details about building new trade and customs policies, but omitted any mention of the governance reform paper, whose consultation deadline ended in February.
A spokeswoman for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), told Board Agenda that it was “still to respond” to the paper. “We will outline our response in the coming months,” the spokeswoman added.
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