Ep 143: Henry VIII Powers undermining parliamentary supremacy

May 04, 02:56 PM
In this episode, Rosalind English discusses with Sarabjit Singh and Isabel McArdle of 1 Crown Office Row a number of laws containing "Henry VIII" powers which allow ministers to avoid full parliamentary debate. 

We have to apologise for the building works sound effects in the background of this episode. We welcome our listeners to perceive them as an appropriate metaphor for the government hammering home their policies under these powers.