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New Clause 19 — Power to remove or reduce burdens

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 3:45 pm on 15th May 2006.

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Photo of Pat McFadden Pat McFadden Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) 3:45 pm, 15th May 2006

We will come to that amendment, but the Minister's initial judgment is not the beginning and end of the process. There are a series of safeguards, including the verdicts of Select Committees, the consultation that must take place and the other safeguards in the Bill, so no order will be based purely on the Minister's opinion, reasonable or otherwise.