2022-11-24 16:50:29

UK Searches for Brexit Benefits as Promised ‘Freedoms’ Fall Away

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By Alex Wickham

Rishi Sunak faces another delicate Brexit decision after he was asked by senior civil servants to delay a planned “bonfire” of legislation dating from the UK’s membership of the European Union.

The request by officials to shift the current 2023 deadline to remove some 4,000 EU laws from the British statute books by three years is a headache for the prime minister, who said over the summer the legislation could be repealed or reviewed within 100 days.

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PoliticsBy Matt Mathers2022-11-19 10:51:56
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Logo The Independent
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