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WOLF in sheeps clothing

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The apparently “people friendly” Public Bodies Bill (it abolishes some quangos) – is a wolf in sheeps clothing. The House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution says –

The Public Bodies Bill [HL] strikes at the very heart of our constitutional system, being a type of ‘framework’ or ‘enabling’ legislation that drains the lifeblood of legislative amendment and debate across a very broad range of public arrangements. In particular, it hits directly at the role of the House of Lords as a revising chamber.

 The full report is available here

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Written by David

December 1, 2010 at 8:17 pm