HUDDERSFIELD firms have been urged to give their views on red tape.

The Government and the Health and Safety Executive are calling for businesses across Yorkshire to say what they think about current regulations.

Contributions to the Red Tape Challenge are also being sought from community groups, industry bodies and individuals.

Health and Safety regulation is one of six related themes on the Red Tape Challenge website. There is also a three-week focus on health and safety regulation to encourage people to get involved.

Geoffrey Podger, HSE chief executive, said comments received will provide the Government with a clear picture of how regulations are perceived and will help them decide which should stay, which should change and which should be axed.

Go to www.redtapechallenge.