LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 09: Queen Elizabeth II, accompained by Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, delivers her speech in the House of Lords during the State Opening of Parliament on May 9, 2012 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the coalition government’s legislative programme in a speech delivered to Members of Parliament and Peers in The House of Lords. New legislation is expected to be introduced on banking reform, House of Lords reform, changes to public sector pensions and plans for increased internet monitoring. (Photo by Oli Scarff – WPA Pool/Getty Images)