This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
This document details the proposals following the Red Tape Challenge for the Environment Theme.
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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.