Combating discrimination and human rights violations through Post-Legislative Scrutiny

Combating discrimination and human rights violations through Post-Legislative Scrutiny

Franklin De Vrieze of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy discusses the use of post-legislative scrutiny to combat human rights violations.

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Engaging parliaments on reviewing legislative impact

Engaging parliaments on reviewing legislative impact

Franklin De Vrieze discusses a recent expert seminar on post-legislative scrutiny, organised by the University of Hull and the Westminster Foundation for Democracy.

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Post-Legislative Scrutiny: The Case of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Post-Legislative Scrutiny: The Case of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

This week marks thirteen years since the full provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 came into force on 1 January 2005. In a new blog, based on his paper at our Legislatures in Uncertain Times conference, Tom Caygill (Newcastle University) examines the post-legislative scrutiny of the Act, carried out by the House of Commons Justice Select Committee in 2012.

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