United Kingdom - July 20 2012 The draft Bill was duly published last Tuesday, 10 July (see the first news item below which includes a summary of its contents).
United Kingdom - February 23 2012 In the spirit of the Public Bodies Act and having regard to "efficiency, effectiveness and economy" (see section 8 of the Act), it seems right to contemplate its abolition.
United Kingdom - December 15 2011 This is entry No.50, first published on 15 December 2011, of a blog on public bodies reform.
United Kingdom - December 14 2011 The Public Bodies Bill received Royal Assent today, just a shadow of the Bill introduced to the Lords on 28 October 2010 but nevertheless one which is likely to lead to some profound changes to numerous governmental bodies and the functions which they perform.
United Kingdom - December 9 2011 It was announced in this week's Business Statement that there will be a debate in the Commons on the motions relating to scrutiny of Draft Orders under the Public Bodies Bill on Wednesday, 14 December.