Polls show average annual gap between those who believe it was ‘wrong’ to vote to Leave compared to ‘right’ has risen to double digits for the first time. / A growing number of Britons say the UK was wrong to Brexit, according to a Standard analysis of more than 200 polls.
Government hoped to sell new guidance as ‘Brexit benefit’. / The government expects zero economic benefit from the reintroduction of crown symbols on pint glasses, ministers have admitted.
Business minister mocked for ‘ludicrous’ attempt to quantify ‘Brexit benefit’.
Tory minister says evidence is ‘few and far between’ despite new figures showing sharp drop.
“Changing data protection law is very central to the government’s post-Brexit policy. We all remember the A-levels fiasco in 2020."
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.
“If these proposals involve changing the law in devolved policy areas, then pressing ahead without the consent of the Scottish parliament would demonstrate yet again the UK government’s intent to undermine devolution," a senior Scottish minister has said.
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.
Brussels and Delhi tipped to open talks on free trade agreement within days – while UK admits ‘shared intent to begin work’ only.