UK: The Inquiries Bill – the Wrong Answer

In the course of modernizing the framework for public inquiries in the UK, the governement has produced a bill that, while doing a good job in some respects, also grants the Minister of the responsible department the final say in what can be published, completely undermining the whole independant inquiry concept.
Some links for your amusement:

A final quote from Judge Cory: “[I] cannot contemplate any self respecting Canadian judge accepting an appointment to an inquiry constituted under the new proposed act”.


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