Attorney general survives shake-up unscathed – The Guardian

Posted July 20th, 2009 in attorney general, constitutional reform, news by sally

“Plans to make the role of attorney general independent of government have been ditched by ministers, despite a two-year battle by constitutional reformers. They had wanted the role to be depoliticised, a move aimed at preventing criticism over a number of highly sensitive cases, including the advice given to government over the war in Iraq, and the decision to abandon the inquiry into BAE Systems.”

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The Guardian, 17th July 2009