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What is post legislative scrutiny?

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This video summarizes the way in which Parliament scrutinises a bill that has already become law, to ensure its continued effectiveness of use.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • Parliament debates and scrutinises policy and legislation that have become law.
  • This is done 3-5 year after becoming a law, and is presented as a memorandum by the concerning government ministry.
Information for Teachers

Teachers can use this video as an introductory tool for students, at the start of a lesson, or as a summary at the end.

The video provides a sound summary of main topic areas and covers key points, including:

  • The systems of checks that Parliament emplaces to ensure accountability.
  • The specific procedure and time frame for implementing said scrutiny.

With thanks to

  • Paul Evans, Principle Clerk of the Table Office in the House of Commons

Image – Library (UK Parliament-Jessica Taylor)

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