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The government welcomes the House of Lords Select Committee’s recent report on the Inquiries Act 2005.
The Select Committee has made a significant contribution to the government’s ongoing efforts to make inquiries more effective and efficient, and the benefits will be seen in the conduct of future inquiries.
Public inquiries which are
in the appropriate form
are conducted as speedily as possible
respond to public concerns
investigate the facts thoroughly
…are an essential part of an accountable and transparent democracy.