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Almost three-quarters of UK firms unaware of ‘Brexit freedoms’ plans

Survey by British Chambers of Commerce reveals flagship bill to purge EU laws is low priority for firms

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Most UK businesses have no interest in or understanding of the government’s flagship “Brexit freedoms” plan to scrap EU regulations, according to a survey of bosses.

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said almost three-quarters of company directors were either unaware of the government plans or did not know the details. Across all business areas, about half in the survey of almost 1,000 firms said deregulation was either a low priority or not a priority at all.

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