Budget clampdown on ‘regulatory burdens’
The Budget paves the way for "radical reforms" to reduce the burden of regulation on business. The Environment Agency has won plaudits for its risk-based approach to enforcement - but a raft of measures to discourage new regulations and avoid "gold-plating" are likely to overshadow environmental policy-making.
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- 1 Reducing administrative burdens: Effective inspection and enforcement, available on www.hm-treasury.gov.uk
- 2 Regulation - less is more, available on www.brtf.gov.uk
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