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Migrant curbs in Queen's Speech

Measures to tackle immigration are among the measures unveiled in the Queen's Speech, as the Government unveils its legislative plans this coming year.

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New flat rate state pension scheme promised

A new flat rate state pension designed to encourage saving and make the system fairer was proposed in the Queen's Speech.

The Pensions Bill promises to create a simpler state pension by scrapping the two-tier system of basic pension and earnings-related additional pension from 2016.

My Government will bring forward legislation to create a simpler state pension system that encourages saving and provides more help to those who have spent years caring for children.

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