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EDM (Early Day Motion) 976: tabled on 02 March 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is concerned that the Government has postponed a proposed system of regulatory budgets; notes that the cumulative cost of new regulations on business since 1998 is now nearly £77 billion; understands that small businesses spend on average seven hours per week complying with red tape and paperwork and that 30 per cent. of UK businesses believe that it has become more difficult to comply with regulations in the last 12 months; and calls on the Government to introduce a system of regulatory budgets immediately to encourage better regulation and to help minimise the burden on UK businesses during the UK's recovery from recession.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.