Extracts from the Press conference by Günter Verheugen, on the progress report on the strategy for simplifying the regulatory environment
Günter Verheugen, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Enterprise and Industry, gave a press conference and presented the European Commission's second progress report on the strategy for simplifying the regulatory environment.
This report aims to provide fresh impetus for the simplification strategy which is an essential element of the overall Better Regulation Policy and Growth and Employment Strategy of the European Union.
In the general context of Better Regulation, the European Commission is cutting red tape so that businesses can be more productive, public services more efficient and citizens freed from bureaucracy. SHOTLIST