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Final Dates Set for Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill May 5, 2006

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Provisional business of the House of Commons for the week beginning 15th May has been set, including the final stages for the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill.

From TheyWorkForYou.com:

Monday 15 May — Progress on remaining stages of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill.

Tuesday 16 May — Conclusion of remaining stages of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill.

Government Publishes Ammendments to Abolition of Parliament May 4, 2006

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The Government has today published it's proposed amendments to the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill. Oliver Heald, speaking on Radio 4's Today programme said the amendments are "a major climbdown" but that there are "other issues with the bill" though the "central issue of this order-making power has now been resolved". Simon Hughes specifically said that "part 1 should go."

The amendments are available to download in PDF format here and the Cabinet Office press release from here. You can listen to the Today programme again on the BBC Radio 4 website.