For the Tories Ken Clarke said it could "sweep away parliamentary procedure and debate on an astonishing scale".And from an anonymous comment, I'm pointed at Rob Knight's post from Sunday, which I must've missed when I was there yesterday. Go read. If nothing else, EU-Serf's comment there about the need for cross-party opposition to this is something I wholeheartedly endorse.
But minister Jim Murphy insisted the bill would have safeguards built in.
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Fears raised on ministers' power
The Legislative and Regulatory Bill is scaring a lot of people online, it's one of the tipping point moments. BBC News has finally covered it: