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UK government finds extra 1,400 laws to scrap under Rees-Mogg’s Brexit bill

Discovery follows admission that previous list of 2,400 pieces of EU legislation was ‘not comprehensive’

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Government researchers have found another 1,400 laws that will be wiped off the statute books next year by Brexit legislation tabled by Jacob Rees-Mogg in September, according to reports.

They are in addition to 2,400 laws ranging from environmental protections to workers’ rights and passenger compensation rules already identified by the former Brexit opportunities and business secretary.

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