Prime Minister Theresa May said:
A Confidence and Supply Agreement has been made between the Conservative & Unionist Party and the Democratic Unionist Party.
This Queen’s Speech is about recognising and grasping the opportunities that lie ahead for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union.
Whilst the National Result was not what any of us had hoped for, we should remember that the Conservative Party gained its highest share of the vote (42.4%) since 1983.
We are in any case delighted with the outcome in the Braintree constituency.
The first official talks to leave the EU have started: We will grasp the opportunities that lie ahead for Britain as we leave the EU.
The first official talks to leave the European Union have now begun.
New figures have shown that the number of people in work has reached a record high