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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 4:15 pm on 15th May 2006.

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Photo of Greg Knight Greg Knight Chair, Procedure Committee 4:15 pm, 15th May 2006

Will the Minister confirm that he has said nothing to alter the fact that new clause 19, even with the restrictions in proposed subsection (3), would prevent a future Government from perhaps looking at the burdens on those involved in pest control and deciding to use that vehicle to remove, for example, the ban on fox hunting?