Clause 14 - Directions as to reinforcement schemes
Fire and Rescue Services Bill
Mr John Pugh (Education Spokesperson, Education & Skills; Southport, Liberal Democrat)
This raises a puzzle. For many of those 50 years the Conservatives were in power, but not until now do they find it necessary to scrutinise in the way that is being suggested, so they have made a belated conversion to this new role for Standing Committees on statutory instruments.