With pomp but no queen, UK govt sets out the year’s agenda

Yeomen of the Guard parade through the Sovereign's entrance ahead of the State Opening of Parliament at Houses of Parliament, in London, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Britain’s Parliament opens a new year-long session on Tuesday with a mix of royal pomp and raw politics, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to re-energize his scandal-tarnished administration and revive the economy amid a worsening cost-of-living crisis. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo via AP)

With pomp but no queen, UK govt sets out the year’s agenda