HC Deb 17 November 2000 vol 356 c818W
Mr. Hepburn

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office if she will list the regulatory impact assessments published in the last six months. [139137]

Marjorie Mowlam

The Government are committed to ensuring that regulations are necessary, give effective protection, balance cost and risk, are fair and command public confidence. In accordance with this, we require Departments to produce and publish RIAs for all regulatory proposals likely to have an impact on business.

I have presented to Parliament today a Command Paper listing 107 RIAs published between 1 January and 30 June 2000. Copies of those listed have been placed in the House Libraries. This is the thirteenth such Command Paper.

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