Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) sits beside her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as she delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in London on May 18, 2016. 
The State Opening of Parliament marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and the Queen's Speech sets out the governments agenda for the coming session.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / ALASTAIR GRANT        (Photo credit should read ALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/Getty Images)