Sixteenth Report Contents


Correspondence: Reforming the Framework for Better Regulation

1.Our 14th Report included correspondence with Paul Scully MP, the Minister responsible for government policy on Impact Assessments,1 from which we learned that the Government’s approach to them is under review. Mr Scully’s letter of 7 October referred to a consultation on reforming the framework for better regulation.2 We wrote to the official in charge of the review, Christopher Carr, to explain our key points of concern. Our letter is published at Appendix 1. We have received reassurances that our views will be included in the review despite being received after the deadline.

1 SLSC, 14th Report (Session 2021–22, HL 79) Appendix 1.

2 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, ‘Reforming the Framework for better regulation’: [accessed 27 October 2021].

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