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Queens Speech 2003
Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 15:12 GMT 16:12 UK
The introduction of student top-up fees and a new regime for asylum seekers are among Tony Blair's plans unveiled in the Queen's Speech.

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The government will ensure workers don't lose out when companies wind up pension schemes.

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