Too many holes in the net of parliamentary scrutiny? 

The care placement Regulations and the courts: too many holes in the net of parliamentary scrutiny?

A forthcoming judicial review on children-in-care highlights parliamentarians’ inability to challenge only certain aspects, rather than the whole, of a Statutory Instrument. Courts can and do provide an important backstop against unlawful use of delegated powers, but this does not diminish the need for better parliamentary oversight of delegated legislation.

Stakeholders who supported the extension of the ban included the National IRO Managers Partnership.

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