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Clause 14 — Short title and commencement

Part of Bill Presented — Sustainable Energy (Local Plans) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 1st July 2009.

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Photo of Mark Durkan Mark Durkan Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party 6:30 pm, 1st July 2009

That is what the hon. and learned Gentleman says, but when is another matter. Let us be clear: we have already made sure that the involvement of Parliament has been inserted into all sorts of controls, checks and brakes in relation to the conduct, performance and investigations of the authority. Earlier, I referred to the conundrum of the "There's a hole in my bucket, dear Liza" syndrome; IPSA is independent, but parliamentary sovereignty is asserted over it.

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