Regulatory Scrutiny Board raises Better Regulation concerns: impact assessments decreased in quality and became more political in 2020 | FleishmanHillard

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The RSB is the College of Commissioners’ independent in-house advisory body on quality of impact assessments and evaluations before proposals go out the door. The RSB’s stats on the quality of impact assessments in 2020 are very clear:

RSM Opinions

(Source: Regulatory Scrutiny Board)

Why did the quality of impact assessments decrease?

Time pressure is the main answer. The RSB says it is primarily because of the ambitious political deadlines to deliver on the new Commission’s priorities.



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