Further evidence: Ensuring standards in the quality of legislation

13 September 2012

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


Thursday 13 September 2012 at 10am in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10am:

  • The Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP
  • Lord Maclennan of Rogart
  • Lord Norton of Louth


This is the fifth session in the Committee's inquiry into Ensuring Standards in the Quality of Legislation.

The Committee is continuing their Inquiry into Ensuring Standards in the Quality of Legislation, and will be hearing from the Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, Lord Maclennan of Rogart and Lord Norton of Louth. The Committee will be discussing the practical and political realities of establishing a Legislative Standards Committee, as well as considering whether such a Committee should be created. The idea of different types of legislation being subject to different methods of scrutiny will also be examined, in particular, legislation of constitutional importance and how such legislation can or should be defined.

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