Red tape review to alter 70% of regulation
Defra has pledged to scrap 53 environmental regulations and improve 132 more, in response to the government's red tape challenge review of legislationJust 70 pieces of environmental regulation will be left untouched by Defra’s plans, with the department proposing to streamline the environmental permitting process, reduce the paperwork associated wi
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In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.