I have also been horrified to learn that the UK regularly incurs millions of pounds of costs each year in fines.
Posts Tagged: Regulation
Ninety per cent think exempting UK businesses from EU regulation would have a positive effect.
Unnecessary and excessive EU regulation hampers the efforts of British businesses to compete.
Regulatory harmonisation is far more complicated than tariff reduction and thus provides a target-rich environment for lobbyists.
It may suit the industry to assume that our time, peace and concentration has no value – but obviously it does.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: We must not only say we must finish the job – but explain why we want to finish it
To create work for all who want it, and a better life for our children and security for families. We can only do this with business.
The result of safety improvements is not only fewer disasters, but also weirder disasters.
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.