This document was published in response to a recommendation from the independent Farming Regulation Task Force.
- Reviewing and updating the principles and templates we use for producing guidance on regulations in Defra;
- Setting up an Industry/Government Group on Digital by Default which will meet for the second time in July;
- Piloting the electronic publication of Cross-Compliance Guidance, and;
- Increasing the number of electronic SPS applications by 11,000, taking the total number of such applications to 42,000.
A copy of the original Paperwork Plan, published in December 2011 can be requested by emailing FarmRegulationTaskForce@defra.gsi.gov.uk