Nick Clegg has said the Queen's Speech was about securing the economic recovery and giving everyone in the UK the opportunity to "get on in life".
In a video message, the Deputy Prime Minister pointed to policies such as subsidised childcare, pension reforms and building more energy-efficient homes as examples of how the Government is helping ordinary families.
A loud thud could be heard in the House of Lords as the child fainted at around eight minutes and 53 seconds into the Queen's Speech.
The Queen has delivered her speech to Parliament setting out the Coalition Government's agenda for the next year - but does it affect you?
The new Diamond Jubilee state coach will be used for the first time by Queen Elizabeth II during the state opening of Parliament tomorrow.