Research and analysis

Improving explanatory notes for bills and acts: survey results

The results of a survey on how government could improve explanatory notes for bills and acts.

Detail

This sets out the results of a survey launched in July 2013 about explanatory notes and how they are used in bills and acts. The aim of the survey was to find out:

  • who uses explanatory notes
  • when and how they do so
  • whether explanatory notes meet users’ needs