Dave W wrote:Can anybody say whether the panel have seen ,and included in their deliberations, the contents of the Flyer Red Tape and Gold Plate forum?
It's not clear from the interim report, and if they haven't then (for the forum contents to have value) they need forwarding to the panel prior to their final report in April.
Government policy being formed as the result of reading an internet forum?? Which reality am I in now?
The people on the panel were picked by ministers. They are known to ministers so probably have they mindset that a long report will demonstrate they have done their job properly. I think they have covered a good range of topics and, after an initial skim, I think the balance is about right. Some odd things are in there, such as the N-reg requirement for a DfT waiver for training. Yes, it's red tape but not high on my list.
However, after my recent contact with CAA, I wonder if they have the time and staff to deal with any of this. The CAA routinely take much longer to complete tasks that the time they claim it should published on the website. Can you imagine the time needed to re-train staff not to be so petty?? I think the CAA will collapse under the sea of change.