This piece of news from the Torygraph made me spill my double expresso….
Gordon Brown told business leaders that he is determined to remove the burden of unnecessary regulation and “old-style routine inspection and enforcement”.
Pretty good so far…….
In future, resources would be focused on areas where the risks to society were greatest, he said at the annual conference of the Confederation of British Industry yesterday.
OK… a bit light on specifics, but we’re listening….
The Chancellor announced he had brought forward the timetable for establishing the Local Better Regulation Office from 2009 to next year.
Ahh! So that’s it! Brilliant. Absolutely Brilliant. Cutting red tape by creating another Government Red Tape Department. What a winner.
Just who does he think he is kidding?