Excessive bureaucracy stifles businesses, voluntary organisations and individuals. We will remove unnecessary red tape to encourage economic growth and increase personal freedom and fairness.

Detailed guides

  1. Submitting additional evidence to the Regulatory Policy Committee

    What external organisations should consider when submitting additional evidence and how the Regulatory Policy Committee treats this information Read more

  2. European Commission product directives

    The ATEX Directive applies to electrical and mechanical equipment and protective systems for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. Read more

  3. The Regulatory Policy Committee - guidance for businesses and civil society organisations

    The Regulatory Policy Committee provides the government with external, independent scrutiny of the evidence supporting changes in law that affect businesses, charities and community groups. Read more

  4. Weights and measures equipment legislation and guidance

    What equipment is regulated and who enforces weights and measures. Read more

  5. Processes for dealing with anti-competitive activity

    Information on competition authorities and sectoral regulation. Read more