HC Deb 24 February 1999 vol 326 c338W
Mr. Steen

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what rules and regulations the Government have(a) abolished and (b) simplified since 1 May 1997 in order to reduce costs imposed on businesses. [72075]

Mr. Kilfoyle

The Cabinet Office has been informed of 74 amending or repealing regulations made between 1 May 1997 and 31 December 1998 which resulted in compliance cost savings to business and others. A list of these has been placed in the Libraries of the House.