By removing red tape around the use of property, our town centres have a chance to be reborn – to allow what people, rather than planners, wish to see.
Posts Tagged: Bureaucracy
Plus: councils will not go bust – and restrictions are to be eased on eating al fresco.
There are glossy reports and poorly attended meetings. But obvious failings are ignored.
Instead of seeing local councillors as a potential saving, maybe we should see them as an asset.
Regulations should be applied lightly and Business Rates cut. Improving transport links must be championed.
Amidst all the regulatory muddle, there has indeed been “gold plating” of EU regulations. All the more reason to leave.
Here is one firm’s account of how unnecessary costs and delay in the planning system holds them back. Timescales promised by councils are not honoured.
When support is provided, the quality is often so poor that the pupil would be better off without it. Often the work is done for the pupil, preventing learning from taking place.
£21.6 million has been spent on new equipment, software and consultants. Yet residents have had to spend hours trying to navigate the council’s website or waiting to be connected to the call-centre
Don’t try to please everyone. Focus on results not endless meetings. It doesn’t matter what it says in the minutes – nobody reads them.
They duplicate much of the consumer champion work done by the Patients Association.
Chaotic implementation of a new curriculum and politicised, bureaucratic systems of inspection and regulation have caused dismay.
My years of experience of the Whitehall machine tells me that the Government will have a fight on its hands. Ministers must push for reform.
Lifting the cost of unnecessary red tape for housing associations would finance 9,000 new homes a year.
Alex Morton: Pro-immigration. Anti-Small Business. Pro-EU. And anti-Tory. The irresistible rise of the New Professional Class
The core of their beliefs is that elite expertise is preferred and believed superior to messier concepts such as the market or democracy.