Lords attack "Henry VIII" powers in pollution prevention Bill

Plans to give Ministers extremely broad regulation-making powers under the Pollution Prevention and Control Bill have been challenged in unusually strong terms by a House of Lords committee. The Government is now under pressure to amend the Bill to narrow its scope and allow greater parliamentary scrutiny of regulations made under it. A significant delay could jeopardise compliance with the deadline for implementing the 1996 EC Directive on integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC).

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: report@ends.co.uk

Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to endsreport.com for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits