The legislative programme spelt out a Brexit-dominated set of policies, that indicated May was keen to maintain broad support for leaving the European Union. Four militant attacks have raised questions about her grip on national security, and the death of at least 79 people in a tower block fire has become a flashpoint for public anger at her party's record in government.
The comments came just hours after the Queen's Speech revealed that the Tories had dropped a string of their general election manifesto pledges, including a plan to extend grammar schools in England and introduce caps on energy prices.
Like the State of the Union in the US, the queen's speech usually outlines goals and proposals for the next year.
The UK government will ensure that the country maintains its leading role on the world stage after leaving the European Union, and drive worldwide efforts on global security and conflict resolution, particularly in the Middle East, Queen Elizabeth II said Wednesday. Instead, they say that Trump's visit was not mentioned because there had not yet been an official date set for the trip. But we'll also need the support of the whole Parliament if British farming is to have a profitable future in a post-Brexit world.
But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said she had lost authority after axing a raft of manifesto pledges.
Of 24 total pieces of law, eight major bills have been proposed to deal with Brexit.
"It is very important that the other parties and the public sector are engaged and involved in some of these very important decisions", she said.
The LGBT rights group Stonewall released a statement to Pink News, saying, "While today's Queen's Speech understandably focused heavily on Britain's exit from the European Union, we were pleased to hear a clear acknowledgment that more must be done to tackle discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the next two years, alongside other forms of discrimination".
The Queen was accompanied by her son Prince Charles as her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was taken to hospital as a precaution when a pre-existing infection worsened overnight. Coalition talks with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) remained unresolved.
The main part of the Conservative government's agenda for the next two years revolves around the United Kingdom leaving the EU.
Parliament in a vehicle, rather than a horse-drawn carriage, and delivered the speech in everyday dress, instead of the traditional royal robes.
With great fanfare, right-wing U.S. leader Donald Trump was promised a state visit to the UK. Both ceremonies take weeks of preparation and planning, and it was deemed too hard to prepare for two such events so close together.