Plan for Brexit Britains freedoms unveiled as ministers list more than 2,000 EU rules

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The long awaited announcement today is about fulfilling Boris Johnson’s pledge to “get Brexit done”, and precedes the Brexit Freedoms Bill which will see EU red tape removed once and for all from Britain to make life easier for businesses and consumers.

Last night, ahead of the statement, a source close to Mr Rees-Mogg told Express.co.uk: “It is about people seeing the full extent of all EU laws on our books, which Parliament had no say in, to build momentum for the Brexit freedoms bill.

“Previously, when we were in the EU we couldn’t do anything about these regs, but now we can, inviting MPs and the public to see what’s there, what adds cost to businesses and consumers, what we should repeal.”

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