Legislation Updates

Footprint Comment: Osborne’s call to mediocrity

George Osborne declared last week ‘Let’s at the very least resolve that we’re going to cut our carbon emissions no slower but also no faster than our fellow countries in Europe’. To put this into context under the Climate Change Act, the government is legally bound to cut Britain’s carbon emissions by 34 per cent…
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Environment Regulations in Red Tape Challenge

Businesses up and down the country are being invited to contribute ideas on how the Government can cut red tape and regulatory burdens without affecting its responsibilities to protect the environment says Defra.   For the next three weeks the Red Tape Challenge (RTC) will be focusing on the 287 environmental regulations that apply to…
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