The result of safety improvements is not only fewer disasters, but also weirder disasters.
Posts Tagged: Regulation
Investor-protection clauses are a common feature of international trade and there is no evidence that they suppress governments’ regulatory enthusiasm.
He will deliver about a quarter of this year’s spending scaleback. Why not let him co-plan the post-election spending review – and get yet more value for money?
Lord Flight: Economic management. Labour, nil points. Conservatives, neuf points. But here are a few reservations.
I am critical of some measures which the Government has taken to accommodate some of Labour’s class warfare propaganda.
Plus: Here comes Syriza. The Teflon Greens. Mystic Dale v Nick Clegg. The Political Book Awards. And: There’s no such thing as an illegal war.
Environmental regulation – when properly designed – encourages greater efficiency in the use of resources, which is the very stuff of productivity
This is the first parliament in modern history with a lower burden of regulations at the end of it than at the start.
Tax credits, regulation, EU requirements – all help to explain why employment has risen but output has fallen outside the manufacturing sector, at least per person.
Regular ‘Bills of Repeal’ might counter the sad Tory tendency to resign ourselves to poor and illiberal legislation.
Yes, it is essential to make some reforms. But others can be made without it – and here are nine examples.
The reason why heroin use is falling in Europe but rising in the USA.
And it won’t even work in its own terms. What on earth is a Conservative-led Government doing in introducing such half-baked proposals?
The FCA has insulated its future size by creating 16 handbooks of “Conduct” which stretch to over four million words.
The more that we can reduce our demand for electricity, the less we’ll need on the supply side.
A weekend story apparently about Brussels and lawnmowers was actually about something very different.