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Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 5th September 2012.

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Photo of Richard Fuller Richard Fuller Conservative, Bedford

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department has made an estimate of the (a) cost and (b) time required for a business to comply with each piece of regulation for which it is responsible.

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

The cost and time required for a business to comply with new domestic regulation are calculated in line with the one-in, one-out methodology. The Government publish the Statement of New Regulation twice a year; this gives an overview of the net cost to business from new domestic regulation.

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