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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

If the Select Committees thought that a Minister was proposing something that unnecessarily dealt with imprisonment of up two years, they could use their power of veto as protection against that.