Tope: “What we need is smart regulation”

Lord Graham Tope, a LibDem member of Sutton Borough Council, is the CoR rapporteur on the EU’s efforts to cut red tape, an area where the UK is particularly keen to see concrete action. Here he discusses the key issue of impact assessments and his role as the CoR’s new representative on the High Level Stoiber Group.

“Although ‘Brussels red-tape’ is never popular, EU rules and regulations are sometimes indispensable for creating a level playing field and promoting a sustainable, prosperous economy. Read more >

Source: European Union, Committee of the Regions