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Treasury: Regulation

Question for Treasury

UIN 85226, tabled on 1 December 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when his Department plans to publish a policy paper on regulatory reform; and if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of the advice of the Institution of Civil Engineers that the Government, via its National Infrastructure Strategy, should outline clear, long-term and strategic policy objectives that allow better alignment between regulatory, industry and policy activity.

Answered on

9 December 2021

The Government will publish an overarching policy paper on economic regulation in due course. The paper will consider how best to provide long term cross-sector strategic direction to the utility regulators, in order to provide greater clarity for regulators, investors and consumers.

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Treasury