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Legislative Standards

Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation in Relation to the UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union

This Constitution Society report examines the standards of parliamentary scrutiny of delegated legislation in relation to Brexit. The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill delegates powers to Ministers to make instruments for various purposes arising from … [Read more...] about Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation in Relation to the UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union

The Constitutional Standards of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution

Authored by leading experts, Jack Simson Caird, Robert Hazell and Dawn Oliver, the report looks at the complex issues that surround the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, codifying the the standards it used between 2001 and the end … [Read more...] about The Constitutional Standards of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution

PCRC Report: Constitutional legislation is ‘qualitatively different from other types of legislation’

The Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (PCRC) has published its report on legislative standards [1]after an eighteen month inquiry. The Constitution Society welcomes the report as an important contribution to the campaign … [Read more...] about PCRC Report: Constitutional legislation is ‘qualitatively different from other types of legislation’