HL Deb 04 November 2003 vol 654 c97WA
Lord Taylor of Warwick

asked Her Majesty's Government:

(a) what is the total cost to business of regulations introduced since 1998; and (b) of the total costs, how much is as a result of regulations which emanated from the European Union. [HL4804]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

There is no comprehensive accurate measure of the cost to business of regulations.