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The Government's response to the Constitutional Affairs Committee report April 2008

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This document contains the following information: The Government's response to the Constitutional Affairs Committee report on the constitutional role of the Attorney General.

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A further Government response to the Constitutional Affairs Committee’s (the Justice Committee’s predecessor) fifth report, HC 306, session 2006-07 (ISBN 9780215035462), dealing with a number of specific points in the report. An initial response published as HC 242, session 2007-08 (ISBN 9780215513588) but the main response is included in the White Paper ‘The governance of Britain: constitutional renewal’ (Cm. 7342, ISBN 9780101734226) which also responded to ‘A consultation on the role of the Attorney General’ (Cm. 7192, July 2007, ISBN 9780101719223).

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