Some MPs cheered as royal assent was confirmed for the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act.
The First Minister's spokesman said she remains 'committed' to holding a vote this year.
The Prime Minister said a new independence vote would cause continued 'political stagnation'.
The shadow business secretary says independence would be for the people of Scotland to decide.
Ex-justice secretary Kenny MacAskill - and newly-elected MP - said a longer wait is 'no bad thing'.
Boris Johnson was studying his mobile rather than listening to the SNP's response to the Queen's Speech.