Law Commission Triennial Review – call for evidence – Law Commission

Posted January 9th, 2013 in evidence, Law Commission, Ministry of Justice, news, quangos by sally

“The Government’s response to the Public Administration Select Committee report ‘Smaller Government: Shrinking the Quango state’ sets out the plans for reforming public bodies. It includes new Triennial Review requirements for Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPB).”

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Law Commission, 9th January 2013

Source: www.consult.justice.gov.uk

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Criminal Cases Review Commission Triennial Review – call for evidence – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 19th, 2012 in budgets, Criminal Cases Review Commission, criminal justice, news, quangos by sally

“In order to review the continuing need for the functions and the form of the Criminal Cases Review Commission, and its statutory powers to perform these functions, the review team is seeking evidence from a wide range of bodies in response to the two principle aims stated by Cabinet Office (as detailed above). The review would particularly welcome hearing from applicants (current, previous or those who may potentially apply) to the Commission.”

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Ministry of Justice, 19th October 2012

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

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Gangmasters caught running illegal labour teams escape prosecution – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 6th, 2012 in gangmasters, human rights, licensing, news, quangos by sally

“Hundreds of gangmasters caught running illegal migrant labour squads are avoiding prosecution, it can be revealed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th June 2012

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Youth Justice Board saved before expected Lords defeat – The Guardian

Posted November 24th, 2011 in news, quangos, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“The justice secretary, Ken Clarke, has reprieved the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales (YJB) from abolition in advance of an expected House of Lords defeat over the move.”

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The Guardian, 23rd November 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Merger of Competition Commission and OFT meets with muted response – The Lawyer

Posted March 17th, 2011 in competition, consultations, consumer protection, mergers, news, quangos by sally

“Competition lawyers have offered a lukewarm response to Government proposals to streamline and improve the UK’s competition regime.”

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The Lawyer, 16th March 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

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Lord chief justice attacks ministers’ quango plans – The Guardian

Posted December 17th, 2010 in news, quangos by sally

“Government plans to abolish a raft of quangos by ministerial decree will have to be completely redrawn after Lord Judge, the lord chief justice, attacked the plans as astonishing and a threat to the entire way in which the judiciary works.”

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The Guardian, 17th December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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OFT to merge with Competition Commission – OUT-LAW.com

Posted October 14th, 2010 in competition, news, quangos by sally

“The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to be merged with the Competition Commission (CC) in a Government bid to ‘increase the clarity’ of competition law enforcement.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 14th October 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

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Ministry of Justice announces reform of public bodies – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 14th, 2010 in Ministry of Justice, news, quangos by sally

“The Ministry of Justice has today announced that a number of its public bodies will be substantially reformed as part of the government’s commitment to radically increasing their transparency, accountability and efficiency.”

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Ministry of Justice, 14th October 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

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Food Standards Agency to be abolished by health secretary – The Guardian

Posted July 12th, 2010 in food, food hygiene, government departments, news, quangos, standards by sally

“The Food Standards Agency is to be abolished by Andrew Lansley, the health secretary, it emerged last night, after the watchdog fought a running battle with industry over the introduction of colour-coded ‘traffic light’ warnings for groceries, TV dinners and snacks.”

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The Guardian, 12th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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