Comment is Free: Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

On the new Guardian Site, Caroline Lucas (a Green MEP, if I correctly recall) posts on the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

This is my comment:

This is a potentially horrendous bill which gets not nearly enough coverage.

It should be front page news.

I suspect that the reason why it isn't is that, due to clever politicing, it's been given a 'soporifically boring' name (to borrow a phrase from John Spencer QC.

On 'Law in Action' on Radio 4 this tuesday, it was put to Professor John Spencer QC that the bill would undermine the Magna Carta. He was asked if he agreed with that interpretation. He replied:

'Absolutely not! It goes far beyond that.'

On this page there are links to (the few) newspaper articles, to legal resources, and to other websites: