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The Deregulation Bill will receive its Second Reading in the House of Commons on 3 February 2014.

The Bill proposes a range of measures in line with the Government’s aim to reduce burdens on businesses and public authorities. Its scope includes health and safety, employment law, company and insolvency law, the use of land, housing, transport, communications, the environment, Child Trust Funds, entertainment, criminal justice and economic growth.

The Bill involves input from ten ministerial departments, coordinated by the Cabinet Office. The Government has indicated that it intends for the Bill to be carried over to the next session of Parliament


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