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New Clause 19 — Power to remove or reduce burdens

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 4:15 pm on 15th May 2006.

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Photo of Robert Smith Robert Smith Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills), Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) 4:15 pm, 15th May 2006

The Minister accepted amendment (b) in defining the scope of new clause 19. Without amendment (b), all overall burdens are not necessarily removed. Provisions can be restrictive in allowing just the removal of any burden. In the process of that door being opened by removal of any burden, that could overall provide more burdens on people.