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How a law is made

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The Government's legislative plans for the year ahead are due to be revealed in the Queen's Speech. But how is a law made?

Rajini Vaidyanathan looks at one bill from the 2008 speech, the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill, and follows its passage through Parliament to become a new law.

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