Global Britain must embrace a new innovation principle

Emily Carver writes for Conservative Home

In her bi-weekly column for Conservative Home, IEA Head of Media, Emily Carver, argued that Brexit was a once in a generation opportunity to free British businesses from the shackles of over burdensome EU regulations. Emily urged policy makers to take advantage of being outside the EU, starting by abandoning the UK’s overreliance on the precautionary principle.

Emily said: “Instead, as a new paper from the Institute of Economic Affairs argues, the Government could take clear steps to improve the regulatory process and foster innovation in the UK. We could do this by implementing a binding innovation principle to apply alongside, and give balance to, the precautionary principle.”

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