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Royal Decrees: The Queen opens Parliament and change of heir to the throne in Saudi Arabia

Royal Decrees: The Queen opens Parliament and change of heir to the throne in Saudi Arabia

The Queen has spoken for the State of the Opening of Parliament where the Brexit bill dominates the agenda. Labour MP Hilary Benn hopes to continue to chair the Brexit select committee, he joins us on the show. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Salman removes his nephew as crown price and elevates his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman to first in line to the throne. What is the significance? Ali Shihabi is the executive director of the Arabia Foundation, a Washington-Based Think Tank he says, "it removed any ambiguity about the future succession of the monarchy."

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