(2) if he will bring forward proposals to establish a new Parliamentary Joint Committee on post-legislative scrutiny;
(3) when he expects to publish the Government’s response to the Law Commission’s report on post-legislative scrutiny.
Recommendations for the establishment of a joint committee on post-legislative scrutiny, and for greater commitment from Government Departments to post-enactment reviews of legislation, are contained in the Law Commission report on Post-legislative Scrutiny (Cm 6945). These and the other recommendations in the report are under active consideration by the Government. A response to the report will be issued in due course.