The role, structure and working methods of the REFIT Platform

The role, structure and working methods of the REFIT Platform

The REFIT Platform was set up by the May 2015 Better Regulation Communication to advise the Commission on how to make EU regulation more efficient and effective while reducing burden and without undermining policy objectives.

REFIT Platform meetings

REFIT Platform meetings

Find information and documents related to the meetings of the REFIT Platform.

REFIT Platform incoming suggestions

REFIT Platform incoming suggestions

The original suggestions received via means of letters are displayed on this page

REFIT Platform work-in-progress

REFIT Platform work-in-progress

The Commission examines all suggestions from stakeholders on how to make EU laws more effective and efficient. The Commission submits relevant suggestions to the REFIT Platform for advice.

REFIT Platform recommendations

REFIT Platform recommendations

REFIT Platform members assess the merits of the stakeholder contributions and look at practical ways to follow up on their suggestions without undermining policy objectives.

Follow-up of the Platform recommendations (opinions)

Follow-up of the Platform recommendations (opinions)

In setting its priorities for the coming months, the Commission has taken particular account of the opinions of the REFIT Platform. The 2017 work programme identifies the most important initiatives and REFIT actions planned for next year. The REFIT Scoreboard which accompanies the work programme provides detailed information on the follow up to the REFIT Platform opinions.