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Experts questioned on the new Lords' Legislative Process inquiry

2 November 2016

The Constitution Committee opens its inquiry into the legislative process on Wednesday 2 November with evidence from Dr Ruth Fox of the Hansard Society and Sir Richard Mottram of the Better Government Initiative.


Wednesday 2 November in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Dr Ruth Fox, Hansard Society
  • Sir Richard Mottram, Better Government Initiative

Possible questions

Possible questions the Committee may put to the witnesses include:

  • Why legislation? What thought is given to whether legislation is necessary, or the most appropriate method by which policy can be implemented?
  • What are the key stages or factors which determine whether a law is well drafted or not?
  • To what extent, and how effectively, are the public and stakeholders involved in the legislative process?

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