"Have you ever thrown your arms up in despair while trying to complete an official form and asked yourself "Just what is the point of this?" If so, you're not alone. Red tape in Britain has reached epidemic proportions In just 12 months the Government produced a shocking 3621 pieces of legislation, running to a total of 98,600 pages. That's 70 times as long as War and Peace! If it wasn't so serious, it would be quite funny."