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Business without Debate

Volume 573: debated on Wednesday 8 January 2014

European Union Documents

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 119(11)),

Regulatory Fitness and Effective Evaluation

That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 13920/13, a Commission Communication: Regulatory Fitness and Performance (REFIT)–Results and Next Steps, and No. 13921/13, a Commission Communication: Strengthening the foundations of Smart Regulation–improving evaluation; welcomes the Commission’s commitments to lessening the burden of EU regulation on business and its plans to improve its evaluation procedures; and supports the Government’s efforts to press the Commission for further and faster progress in reducing EU regulatory burdens on business and eliminating barriers to growth.—(Mr Gyimah.)

Question agreed to.