The localism bill hasn’t been subject to proper debate – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2011 in bills, housing, local government, news by sally

“It is certainly not a truism that legislation which is given the closest possible scrutiny is thereafter free from doubt – consider, for example, the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provsions) Act 1989, which we always used to call the mysterious provisions Act because nobody was quite sure what its ambit was (as has subsequently proved to be the case).”

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2011