Regulation

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 19th June 2012.

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Photo of Gordon Banks Gordon Banks Labour, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many regulations his Department has repealed between 1 February 2012 and 31 May 2012; and if he will estimate the potential savings to those affected in each case.

Photo of Gregory Barker Gregory Barker The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Department has not repealed any regulatory measures between 1 February 2012 and 31 May 2012.

However, DECC is committed to reducing regulatory burdens on business. Work undertaken on the ‘Red Tape Challenge’, for example, has identified a number of areas where regulations could be repealed in future. Further information will be published later this summer.

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