The government minister responsible for business has admitted that he is
‘frustrated’ by how long it has taken to set up a body to cut red tape.
Hutton, speaking to the Daily Telegraph, said that the moves were
nevertheless ‘on track.’
The government last year introduced legislation enabling it to ‘fast-track’
deregulatory moves, but so far,
a single piece of ‘red tape’ has been reformed using the structure.
‘I’m as frustrated as everyone else,’ Hutton said.
The committee set up to look at cutting unecessary burdens on business was
now in place, however, and would soon be considering as many as 20 different
‘Now it’s up and running we should be looking to use it to the maximum
benefit that we can,’ he said.
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