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General Regulations

cross-cutting themes

Some regulations affect all sectors, from rules on health and safety to those on employment. So we’re inviting your comments on six general regulation themes throughout the Red Tape Challenge process.

Visit the general regulations page here, and have your say.

Water & Marine

#Water & Marine

Our Water & Marine Red Tape Challenge theme is currently in the spotlight, and we want to hear your views on regulatory burdens. Meet our sector champions, Peter Simpson (for Water) and Barrie Deas (for Marine) here.

To comment, click here. To submit a private contribution to our inbox, click here.

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How the Red Tape Challenge works

1. We publish

Every few weeks we publish online the regulations affecting you on a rolling thematic basis. Click here to find out more about the Red Tape Challenge.

2. You respond

You tell us which regulations are working, which are not, what should be scrapped, what should be simplified, and what can be done differently.

3. We act

Based on your feedback, we will start getting rid of unnecessary red tape – freeing up business and society from the burden of excessive regulation.

Keep in touch with the Red Tape Challenge

All comments post on this website are public to promote an open discussion of ways in which the aims of existing regulation can be fulfilled in the least burdensome way possible. If you wish to submit a private contribution, or longer submission, you can join the debate via our e-mail inbox: redtapechallenge@cabinet-office.gsi.gov.uk. To keep in touch via social media, please click the links below.

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