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%. As a result of the Red Tape Challenge, DCLG has so far announced deregulatory plans, as part of the Hospitality, Food and Drink theme, to relax the requirements on energy performance certificates in holiday lets.
The DCLG Housing and Construction theme is currently going through the Red Tape Challenge process. We have invited the public, business and the voluntary and community sector to give us their views on how to reduce unnecessary and disproportionate red tape in the housing and construction sector. We have not yet made any firm decisions on what regulations will be abolished. Ministers will consider the public comments and whether there is a robust case for each regulation to either be abolished or revised.
The 123 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