Environment secretary George Eustice wants to tear up a key piece of European law that environmentalists say protects cherished habitats in the UK.
‘Sparkling wine contains same pressure as tyre of large van’: Industry voices concern over health and safety.
Real pay set to be £470 lower per worker each year, say top economists. / “We can’t blame Brexit for all of the 5.2 per cent GDP shortfall … but it’s apparent that Brexit is largely to blame,” said John Springford, author of the CEF study.
The UK government is looking to scrap the cap on banker bonuses, as it eyes a further break with legacy EU rules, The Independent reported.
Post Brexit inflation is making UK "sick man of Europe" | Economics | The New Statesman [22 mins] 18/06/2022
A "perfect storm" of Brexit, covid and poor macroeconomic fiscal policies by the Conservatives has weakened Britain's economy and diminished the UK's standing in Europe, says economist Duncan Weldon.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has published a list of nine ‘Brexit opportunities’. It’s both pitiful and dangerous.
Tory MPs urge government to scrap EU pesticide regulations and allow all US chemicals on food 14/06/2022
Conservative MPs have urged the government to use its Brexit freedoms to ditch the EU’s cautious approach to making sure pesticides are safe for human consumption.
Strategy described as ‘missed opportunity’ as final wording merely commits to ‘considering’ animal welfare.
Leading regulators have cautioned against a “race to the bottom” as the government looks to take an axe to regulatory red tape in the wake of Brexit.
While looking for Brexit opportunities: Jacob Rees-Mogg profits directly from Chinese pharma and Russian gas investments 21/02/2022
The government’s new minister for Brexit opportunities, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is directly profiting from significant investments in a pharmaceutical company in China as well as a Russian gas company, according to reports.
Scotland’s constitution secretary has warned the UK government’s so-called Brexit Freedoms Bill poses a renewed threat to devolution.
Brexit Freedoms Bill - freedom from what? 11/02/2022
Mired in politicking, the Brexit Freedoms Bill that will ‘move us away from outdated EU laws’ has still to be published. What lawyers are confronted with at present is an elaborate game of charades.
“Changing data protection law is very central to the government’s post-Brexit policy. We all remember the A-levels fiasco in 2020."
It is increasingly clear that Brexit is doing enormous damage to Britain’s economy. And for what, exactly?
Jacob Rees-Mogg issues plea to readers of The Sun to flag possible Brexit benefits to him 10/02/2022
Jacob Rees-Mogg has issued a plea to readers of a tabloid newspaper to write to him if they can identify any possible benefits of Brexit.
Government considering using Brexit "freedoms" to ditch EU car safety measures designed to protect cyclists 07/02/2022
Britain may use Brexit "freedoms" to ditch planned EU car safety regulations designed to better protect pedestrians and cyclists, the government has said.
The government has said it could use its new Brexit "freedoms" to ditch planned EU car safety regulations. / Package of measures aimed to reduce head injuries and pedestrian deaths.
The reality that Leavers are facing is that the promised benefits of Brexit are hard to achieve while the costs are hard to avoid.
The wealthy ghouls who fund the Tory party expect their quid pro quo – and this legislation will deliver it.
The government has set out a plan to overhaul EU laws copied over after Brexit - a move it says will cut unnecessary "red tape" for businesses.
Fears of ‘bonfire’ of EU laws behind parliament’s back under new plans to seize ‘Brexit freedoms’ 31/01/2022
A bonfire of EU laws on everything from data privacy to road standards will be forced through behind parliament’s back under new plans to seize “Brexit freedoms”, it is feared.
Report shared with POLITICO urges UK to keep pace with Brussels. / Britain must not "rip up" protections for workers as a government review considers doing away with EU laws carried over post Brexit, according to a new report.
Regime change at No.10 could revive one vision of the British economy. But it remains totally unrealistic.
In the months after Boris Johnson signed his post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union, the coronavirus masked the economic damage of leaving the bloc. As the pandemic drags on, the cost is becoming clearer -- and voters are noticing.