Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 10th March 2006.

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Photo of Peter Bottomley Peter Bottomley Conservative, Worthing West

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster for what reason the Government have not accepted requests to limit by legislation the power to deliver by the scope of Part 1 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill highly political measures.

Photo of Jim Murphy Jim Murphy Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office)

The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill (the Bill) has just completed its Committee stage where this issue was discussed. I have told the Standing Committee that the Government will consider the addition of further safeguards to the order making power in Part 1 of the Bill at Report stage.

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Tartan Giant
Posted on 15 Mar 2006 9:14 am (Report this annotation)

"for what reason....."

JM does not like answering a simple question does he!

TG