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Clarke: 'I will sweep away red tape'.

Summary: The Tories have announced plans to "sweep away Verb 1. sweep away - eliminate completely and without a trace; "The old values have been wiped out"
wipe out

destroy, destruct - do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"

2.
" red tape and free businesses from bureaucracy.

The Tories have announced plans to sweep away red tape and free businesses from bureaucracy.

Shadow business secretary Ken Clarke said the Labour Government was a "handicap on business" the country could no longer afford.

He said: "To get Britain back Get Britain Back is a British political party which was founded by Rodney Hylton-Potts after he won the controversial ITV programme Vote For Me. The party's main platform is strong support for immigration control and withdrawal of the UK from the European Union.  in business, the excessive regulation that businesses, and the great public services Public services is a term usually used to mean services provided by government to its citizens, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing private provision of services. , face, has to be swept away."

Mr Clarke said he planned to introduce a new star chamber committee to ensure any new regulations are balanced by cuts to old laws.

He would also apply a "sunset clause" to all regulatory quangos, forcing them to justify their existence after a period of time and let the public to nominate nom·i·nate  
tr.v. nom·i·nat·ed, nom·i·nat·ing, nom·i·nates
1. To propose by name as a candidate, especially for election.

2. To designate or appoint to an office, responsibility, or honor.
 unpopular regulations for possible scrapping.

Mr Clarke warned that the Tories was "set to take over the biggest mess that a Conservative Party has ever inherited inherited

received by inheritance.


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see achondroplastic dwarfism.

inherited combined immunodeficiency
see combined immune deficiency syndrome (disease).
 from a Labour Government". He said the situation was "far worse" than that faced by Margaret Thatcher's Government in 1979.

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Date:Oct 14, 2009
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