Call for evidence outcome

Smarter regulation and the regulatory landscape

This was published under the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government
This call for evidence has closed

Detail of outcome

The white paper “Delivering a regulatory environment for innovation, investment and growth” is the government’s response to this Call for Evidence, which includes a summary of responses as one of the supplementary documents.

Original call for evidence


Call for evidence on what works and what could be improved across the landscape of UK regulators.

This call for evidence ran from

Call for evidence description

The purpose of this call for evidence is to understand:

  • what works well and what could be improved in how regulators operate to deliver for the sectors they serve
  • any further steps we can take to reform the existing stock of regulation on the UK statute book

This call for evidence is a core part of the government’s Smarter Regulation programme of regulatory reform. Smarter regulation is about only using regulation where necessary, implementing it well, and ensuring its use is proportionate and future-proof.

Full detail can be found below in the documents and ways to respond sections.


Updates to this page

Published 17 October 2023
Last updated 20 May 2024 + show all updates
  1. Consultation outcome updated.

  2. Call for evidence extended to 17 January 2024.

  3. Link to response form also added under 'How to respond' in the call for evidence overview document.

  4. First published.

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