Simon Hart (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress his Department has made on the Red Tape Challenge; and which regulations have been (a) abolished and (b) revised as part of the Challenge.
Simon Burns (The Minister of State, Department of Health; Chelmsford, Conservative)
To date, of over 1,200 regulations considered so far under Red Tape Challenge, the Government have agreed to scrap or substantially overhaul well over 50%.
The Red Tape Challenge reforms made, or about to be made, so far across all Departments are set out in the Government's latest Statement of New Regulation published on