Final report - Towards better local regulation
The Commission was asked to identify opportunities for both central and local government to improve the regulatory performance of local government. This included regulation-making processes, appropriate principles for the allocation of regulatory roles between central and local government, and better ways to assess the regulatory performance of local government.
The Commission carried out an extensive assessment of local government regulatory performance, including substantial engagement with local authorities and other interested parties. This report sets out a reform programme to improve local government regulatory performance.