My Lords and Members of the House of Commons.
My Government's priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union on 31 October.
My Government intends to work towards a new partnership with the European Union, based on free trade and friendly cooperation .
My Ministers will work to implement new regimes for fisheries, agriculture and trade, seizing the opportunities that arise from leaving the European Union .
An immigration bill, ending free movement, will lay the foundation for a fair, modern and global immigration system.
My Government remains committed to ensuring that resident European citizens, who have built their lives in, and contributed so much to, the United Kingdom, have the right to remain.
The bill will include measures that reinforce this commitment .
Steps will be taken to provide certainty, stability and new opportunities for the financial services and legal sectors .
My Government's new economic plan will be underpinned by a responsible fiscal strategy, investing in economic growth while maintaining the sustainability of the public finances.
Measures will be brought forward to support and strengthen the National Health Service, its workforce and resources, enabling it to deliver the highest quality care.