We now have the opportunity to get rid of regulations, taxes and charges imposed on us by the EU as we leave fully at the end of December. We need to use these freedoms to promote faster growth and more employment.
The government could begin by repealing the Ports Regulations. These were strongly opposed by our port industry when they were in negotiation, and are not relevant to the UK where our ports are mainly private sector owned competing businesses.
It could go on to make the Data Protection legislation less bureaucratic and more effective. The EU system has set off an avalanche of box ticking exercises, often impeding legitimate communication with groups of people who wish to be on mailing lists. Of course we need high standards of protecting sensitive data, but we do not need a system which stops legitimate sales promotion or information flows to people who want to be in touch.
We need to remove VAT from a variety of items often mentioned here.
We need to tear up the fishing regulations and replace them with UK based ones that are kinder to our fish and to our fishing industry.