On 2 November, the Society launched its Delegated Legislation Review to an audience of MPs, Peers and constitutional experts. The event – which included two panel discussions with Members from across the political spectrum and a keynote address by Steve Baker MP – unpacked the problems with the delegated legislation system and explored avenues for reform.
The Hansard Society Delegated Legislation Review has been made possible with funding support generously provided by The Legal Education Foundation.
Panel One: Reflections on current scrutiny procedures
- Speakers: Thangam Debbonaire MP, Patrick Grady MP and Mark Harper MP
- Chair: Dr Ruth Fox, Director, Hansard Society
Panel Two: The case for reform
- The Hansard Society Delegated Legislation Review: presentation by Dr Ruth Fox, Director, Hansard Society, and Dr Tom West, Delegated Legislation Review Manager, Hansard Society
- Keynote address: Steve Baker MP – read the address here
- Respondents: Dame Angela Eagle MP and The Rt Hon the Lord Judge
- Chair: Murray Hunt, Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
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