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Cable vows to cut back red tape

Hundreds of thousands of businesses are to be exempted from health and safety inspections under moves announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable today.

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Cable to explain cuts to 'red tape' to Commons

Shadow Business Secretary Chuka has been granted the opportunity to question Business Secretary Vince Cable on his plans to 'cut back on red tape' and reduce health and safety obligations for employers.

Mr Cable will be forced to appear in the Commons at 3:30pm this afternoon.

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