Britain on Tuesday said it would retain the European 'CE' safety mark for products indefinitely rather than scrap it following the country's departure from the European Union, in a move welcomed by businesses as a pragmatic step.
World-renowned economist Adam Posen reveals some tough truths about Britain’s situation.
Vital lifesaving equipment has more than doubled in price in recent years, a senior firefighter has warned. / The rises have been blamed on Brexit, the cost-of-living crisis and the conflict in Ukraine.
Are we getting Brexit done? 05/01/2023
The UK has identified nearly 4,000 EU laws and regulations which we are now “free from”. What have we done with these newfound freedoms?
Faced with opposition from the House of Lords, the government backtracks on plans for the biggest ever change to our laws. So, what now? / Few things illustrate the absurdity and irresponsibility of Brexit better than the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (REUL).
Rishi Sunak plans to rip up remaining EU laws by the end of the year left on the statute book after Brexit - but experts worry that any relaxation in seatbelt rules will discourage people from wearing them.
Thousands of pro-consumer laws we take for granted could expire at the end of 2023.
The health and safety industry has warned the government that it might not be a good idea to throw out every European-related law.
Thousands of EU laws could expire at the end of 2023.
The BBC’s Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at the controversy surrounding the government’s plan to scrap thousands of EU-era laws.
'Bonfire of Rights' Bill will unleash chaos 18/01/2023
Today, MPs will debate and vote on the Retained EU Law Bill which if passed, could endanger thousands of rights and protections in the UK.
The MPs have joined a cross-party group calling on ministers to declare which Brussels-made rules will be removed from British statute books.
An SNP MP has warned that plans to axe thousands of pieces of EU legislation by the end of the year could result in many things “needlessly catching fire”.
Why Rees-Mogg’s bill to sunset EU laws is so inflammatory and what you can do about it.
EU law is not bad for our health and safety – unfortunately, the same cannot be said of our government.
New research reveals 212 ‘safety’ regulations set to lapse – to draw line under Brexit.
‘Recklessly irresponsible’ Brexit rush to axe EU laws is putting safety standards at risk, watchdogs warn 24/11/2022
Trading standards officers fear ‘recklessly irresponsible’ legislation poses danger to public.
Legal experts say bill is badly designed and ‘undemocratic’. / Opposition parties will next week try to delay government plans for a bonfire of nearly 4,000 EU laws and key workers’ rights from the UK’s statute books after Brexit.
UK GOVERNMENT plans threatening nuclear and radiation safety laws in a “Brexit bonfire” have provoked resistance from regulators and trade unionists, opposition from Scottish ministers, and alarm from campaigners.
Opposition to the retained EU law bill is mounting, as the government discovers the importance and popularity of EU law.
Controversial Tory bill set to inflict further damage on businesses, with no clues yet about incoming legislation.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has published a list of nine ‘Brexit opportunities’. It’s both pitiful and dangerous.
‘This flies in the face of common sense and the government’s commitment to high levels of animal and human health,’ say experts.
Jacob Rees-Mogg says we should ignore an EU push for speed limiters in cars - but it has the potential to save more lives than seat belts.