All future enquiries will put ministers in control

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by stoatman, Apr 14, 2005.

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  2. I've been thinking for a while that what we need is an independant "Office of Public Censors" (the Roman version not the "no porn" version) with the right to poke around in any area of public life and if neccessary recommend to the Queen that she sack people or to the DPP that people be prosecuted.
  3. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
  4. daz

    daz LE

    Who watches the watchers ??, good question, so how about the House of Lords.

    They after all are supposed to scrutinize the activity’s of our overseers (the House of Parliament), so why not this new body ??


    "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?", smug git, latin now is it :lol:
  5. FFS, its getting more and more like the EU every day! :roll:

    Is this labours way of easing us into the european ways?
  6. MS_Rep

    MS_Rep RIP

    What's the issue here?

    Ministers and their minions have always been in control :roll:

    Time for a reality check, imho :p :D
  7. They weren't in control of public inquiries, but looks like they are planning to take that one on aswell. Hardly impartial or accountable now is it?

    Something Sir Humphry would be most proud of one thinks :roll:
  8. Looking back at some of the more recent Inquiries, they have hardly inspired confidence that all issues were properly tracked and reported upon.
    Still, as a Saville Inquiry witness, I can understand how they would wish to put in some controls.