Regulation

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department provides guidance that sets out the circumstances under which a Secretary of State can instruct an independent regulator to reconsider a decision it has already taken.

Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office)

The Cabinet Office does not publish such guidance. Secretaries of State must act in accordance with the terms set out in the relevant legislation for each individual regulator.

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