Reprotecting Europe: The EU Green Deal v The War on Regulations

Deregulation is a central plank of an ideological project to put the interests of (some) business over people and the planet. It has been a central demand of big oil and cigarette companies for much of the 20th century, aided by free-market think tanks.

In this report, written together the London-based New Economics Foundation (NEF), we make the case for reforming the European Commission’s Better Regulation programme, which has made it harder to get important new regulations off the starting blocks.