COMMONS

Committee recommends further scrutiny of two statutory instruments

16 July 2020

Following the Committee’s meeting on Tuesday 14 July, its seventh report of Session 2019-21 has been published.

The report details ten proposed negative instruments laid by the Government and recommends upgrading two instruments to the affirmative procedure which requires further debate in Delegated Legislation Committee or the Commons Chamber. These are:

The Government can reject or accept recommendations made by the Committee but must provide a written statement if it chooses to reject the recommendation to make a statutory instrument affirmative. So far, the Government has accepted all 72 upgrade recommendations made by Parliament’s sifting committees.

Click here to read more about the role of the Committee. You can find proposed negative instruments, and follow their scrutiny journey, using the Parliamentary Statutory Instruments tracker.

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