Policy paper

Smarter regulation to grow the economy

An introduction to the UK government’s vision for regulation.


Smarter regulation to grow the economy


This policy paper is the first in a series of regulatory reform announcements. Focusing on how we can improve regulation across the UK economy to reduce burdens, push down the cost of living and drive economic growth.

It covers key reforms to the better regulation framework. Covering how the UK will ensure that regulators help drive economic growth and further reforms to our existing stock of regulation.

Published 10 May 2023