Government under fresh pressure to keep EU rules

Retained EU Law Bill

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A wider ranging alliance from the business, union, legal and environmental sectors has called on the government to ditch plans to remove a large number of EU-derived rules from the UK by the end of next year.

Such a move would "cause significant confusion and disruption" for businesses, workers, consumers and conservationists, it has said, according to the Financial Times. The dozen or so organisations calling for the U-turn include the Institute of Directors, Trades Union Congress and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Roger Barker, director of policy and governance at the IoD, said: "Getting to grips with any resulting regulatory changes will impose a major new burden on business, which it could well do without". Government U-turns on regulation call in power A bonfi...

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