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The need for more pre-legislative scrutiny

Before the end of the last century, parliamentary scrutiny of bills was generally found wanting.  It was the area in which Parliament was arguably in greatest need of reform.  As the 1993 report of the Hansard Society Commission on the … Continue reading

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Making a difference….

Last year, the Government published a Draft Deregulation Bill to get rid of some legislation that was no longer necessary.  The Bill was sent to a Joint Committee for pre-legislative scrutiny.   Although committees often have little time to complete their … Continue reading

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