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What Liz Truss’ promise to deliver the benefits of Brexit means for UK regulation — and regulators
16 September 2022 00:00
The rise of Liz Truss to the United Kingdom’s highest elected office has the potential to reshape the country’s regulatory landscape. Truss based her leadership campaign within the center-right Conservative Party on the promise to deliver the benefits she believes are yet to be claimed from Britain’s departure from the European Union — including slashing through any residual red tape and making regulation nimbler and more business friendly. But it’s the prospect of an executive having the final say on decisions by independent regulators that has sparked a broader debate on whether politics and regulation can — and should — mix.