Corporate report

Red tape challenge: Environment theme proposals

This document details the proposals following the Red Tape Challenge for the Environment Theme.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Red Tape Challenge - Environment Theme proposals

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The Environment Theme has been open for comment on the Cabinet Office website since April 2011, with a ‘spotlight’ period in September 2011. 

Of 255 regulations, 132 will be improved, mainly through simplification or consolidation; 70 will be kept as they are, to uphold important environmental protections; and 53 obsolete regulations will be removed.  There will also be a new drive to introduce smarter implementation on the ground. 

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Published 19 March 2012