Politics 9 May 2012 The Queen's speech: bill-by-bill The 19 coalition bills announced today in the Queen's speech. Print HTML There were 19 bills announced in the Queen's seven-minute speech to parliament, here they are for Staggers readers. Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Legislation to repeal unnecessary laws and to limit state inspection of businesses. Banking Reform Bill Measures to strengthen regulation of the financial services sector. Implementation of the recommendations of the Independent Commission on Banking (otherwise known as the Vickers report). Groceries Adjudicator Bill The establishment of an independent adjudicator to ensure supermarkets deal fairly and lawfully with suppliers. Small Donations Bill A bill to allow charities to claim additional payments on small donations. Energy Bill Reform of the electricity market to deliver "secure, clean and affordable electricity" and ensure prices are fair. Draft Water Bill Reform of the water industry in England and Wales. Public Service Pensions Bill Public service pensions will be reformed in line with the recommendations of the independent commission on public service pensions (otherwise known as the Hutton report). Draft Local Audit Bill Abolishes the Audit Commission and establishes new arrangements for the audit of local public bodies. Children and Families Bill Includes measures to improve provision for disabled children and children with special educational needs, reform of family courts and more flexible parental leave for parents. Draft Care and Support Bill A bill to modernise adult care and support in England. Electoral registration and Administration Bill Introduces individual registration of voters. House of Lords reform bill A bill to reform "the composition" of the House of Lords. This was more tightly-worded than expected. Crime and Courts Bill Establishes a National Crime Agency to tackle the most serious and organised crime and strengthen border security. Defamation Bill New measures to protect freedom of speech and reform defamation law. Justice and Security Bill Will allow secret courts to hear a greater range of evidence in national security cases. Draft Communications Bill Legislation to allow the police and intelligence agencies to collect data on communications, such as texts and emails. European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill Approves the creation of the financial stability mechanism within the euro area. Croatia Accession Bill The government will seek parliamentary approval on the anticipated accession of Croatia to the EU. International Aid There was no international development bill in the speech (as Richard Darlington predicted on The Staggers last month) but the government reaffirmed its commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on international aid from 2013. › Does Greece have "odious" debt? Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, proceed through the Royal Gallery in the Palace of Westminster, home to the Houses of Parliament. Photograph: Getty Images. George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles Peter Mandelson: I pray every day for an early election to end Labour's awful state Jeremy Corbyn to tell members: "Prepare for a 2017 general election" What will Labour's new awkward squad do next?