At the next Queen's speech, it's likely we could end up with a Bill dedicated to Northern Ireland. This could involve the long-awaited corporation tax changes - as well as a crackdown on any lingering double-jobbing MPs.
But, in the meantime, we have to content ourselves with the measures she outlined last month. One that could have quite an impact is the Crime and Courts Bill, which the House of Lords got stuck into last week.
It would create a new National Crime Agency (NCA), taking over the work of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).
Secretary of State Owen Paterson believes it will be a "significant step forward" in the fight against organised crime in Northern Ireland. He told MPs it would "beef up" the work of SOCA in fighting cross-border fuel smuggling.
Nonetheless, concerns are being raised in some quarters. Former Assembly Speaker Lord Alderdice, who sits on the Liberal Democrat benches in the Lords, highlighted "real vulnerabilities on the Northern Ireland front" during its second reading debate.
He questioned how a "body that sets its priorities here in the south-east of England" could have the necessary impact on the community in Northern Ireland.
Previous reorganisations have neglected issues like smuggling and fuel laundering, he said, which are "massive" in Northern Ireland, but "small beer" for the Treasury.
On the new body's powers in Northern Ireland, Mr Paterson has said it will not be able to make any direction without the nod from the Chief Constable, Matt Baggott. Lord Alderdice fears this could put the chief constable in a "very political position" if he is asked to decide whether to allow the National Crime Agency to extend to Northern Ireland.
This would be solved by also requiring the First and deputy First Ministers and the Minister of Justice, he suggested.
Responding, Justice Minister Lord McNally said the Government was "acutely conscious" of the fact that policing is devolved in Northern Ireland.
Home Secretary Theresa May had worked closely with Justice Minister David Ford, he said, insisting the measures would not interfere with Northern Ireland's arrangements.
Other politicians to have expressed reservations include the SDLP's Mark Durkan, who has called for a clear memorandum of understand to be published, setting out the boundaries between the NCA, the PSNI, and the Security Service.
In England and Wales, meanwhile, the Bill is generating an increasing amount of coverage. Critics argue it may undermine the power of local chief constables.
Expect plenty more debate as this one moves forward.