Reducing the Cost of Complying with Regulations - The Delivery of the Administrative Burdens Reduction Programme, 2007: Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General - HC Session 2006-07 (Paperback)Great Britain: National Audit Office
Paperback Published: 25/07/2007
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The Administrative Burdens Reduction Programme seeks to improve the UK business environment by ensuring that regulation is only used where necessary, simplifying and removing unnecessary regulations and making sure EU law is not gold-plated."Reducing the Cost of Complying with Regulations: The Delivery of the Administrative Burdens Reduction Programme, 2007 (HC 615)" is the first of an annual series of reports on the progress of the Programme. The focus is on the Better Regulation Executive, which has the role of coordinating the programme, and the four departments responsible for 75 per cent of the total administrative burden.This report: sets out the context and rationale for the Programme; explains the measurement of administrative burdens and reduction targets; examines how are seeking to identify and deliver reductions; and considers how outcomes will be assessed.