The Cabinet Office has carried out post-legislative scrutiny of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 to determine how far it has achieved its original aims and objectives.
This article contains the text of the Statute Law Society’s Lord Renton Lecture for 2010, given by the First Parliamentary Counsel, Stephen Laws CB, on 10 November 2010.
The Government has published comprehensive proposals for a smaller, reformed House of Lords. The proposals contained in the draft House of the Lords Reform Bill and accompanying White Paper, set out in detail options for how a reformed House could look.
The Government has set out the need for greater transparency across its operations to enable the public to hold public bodies and politicians to account. This includes commitments relating to public expenditure, intended to help achieve better value for money.
This document, produced by the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel’s Drafting Techniques Group, contains guidance about drafting legislation.
A guide for government departments detailing the main services provided by the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
Archived speeches, broadcasts, presentations from the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel.
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