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Ensuring standards in the quality of legislation

18 June 2012

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee will continue its scrutiny of the processes by which Parliament and Government can ensure standards in the drafting of legislation.

Witnesses

Thursday 21 June 2012 at 10am in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10.00 am: 

  • Better Government Initiative
    Lord Butler, and
    Sir Nicholas Monck
  • The Constitution Society
    Nat le Roux

This is the third session in the Committee’s inquiry into Ensuring Standards in the Quality of Legislation.

Objectives

The Committee will be continuing their analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of introducing new mechanisms such as a Legislative Standards Committee to enforce standards in the quality of legislation, and will be discussing whether different types of legislation should be subject to different methods of scrutiny.

Further Information

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