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Nick Clegg in call over laws for repeal

The public are being invited to nominate unnecessary laws, excessive regulations and infringements on their liberty which they would like to see repealed.

The call comes from Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who is launching a Your Freedom website at which people will be able to propose ways to get rid of pointless regulation and unnecessary bureaucracy and reduce state intrusion into everyday life.

He said that ideas submitted in the online consultation process would be taken into account in the drafting of a Freedom Bill to be published this autumn with the aim of rolling back unnecessary regulation.

Speaking in London, Mr Clegg will urge members of the public to be "demanding" about their liberties and their rights.

"What I find especially exciting about this project is that, now we have got the ball rolling, the debate is totally out of government's control," he is expected to say.

"Real democracy is unspun -it is the raucous, unscripted debates that always throw up the best ideas.

"So be demanding about your liberty, be insistent about your rights. This is about your freedom, and this is your chance to have your say."


From Belfast Telegraph