Private Members' Bill system broken and discredited, says committee

Private Members' Bill system broken and discredited, says committee
 

The Procedure Committee called for MPs to be banned from "killing" Private Members' Bills by talking them out of time, as the body accused ministers of "dodging" reform so that only Government-supported measures have any chance of becoming law.
The committee expressed "concern" about then prime minister David Cameron's muted response to their last push for change in April, as they warned that if Theresa May follows suit, the present "18th century procedures" should just be scrapped anyway.
"If the response to our recommendations is a further... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 36
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