Launch of the Hansard Society Delegated Legislation Review

2 Nov 2021

On 2 November, the Society launched its Delegated Legislation Review to an audience of MPs, Peers and constitutional experts. The event – which included two panel discussions with Members from across the political spectrum and a keynote address by Steve Baker MP – unpacked the problems with the delegated legislation system and explored avenues for reform.


  • Thangam Debbonaire MP

  • Patrick Grady MP

  • Mark Harper MP

  • Chair: Dr Ruth Fox, Director, Hansard Society

  • The Delegated Legislation Review: presentation by Dr Ruth Fox, Director, and Dr Tom West, Delegated Legislation Review Manager, Hansard Society

  • Keynote address: Steve Baker MP

  • Respondents: Dame Angela Eagle MP and The Rt Hon the Lord Judge

  • Chair: Murray Hunt, Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Who funds this research?

This research was supported by the Legal Education Foundation as part of the Hansard Society's Delegated Legislation Review.