Lies, Falsehoods and Misrepresentations from Boris Johnson to Rishi Sunak

‎”By the end of the year all EU red tape will be consigned to history.”

PM Liz Truss, Conservative Conference Speech

Facts

According to Full Fact “The Brexit Freedoms Bill, introduced by business secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg last month, sets out that all retained EU law which has not been amended, repealed or replaced by 31 December 2023 will be automatically ‘sunset’.”

Verdict

Liz Truss’ claim that “all EU red tape will be consigned to history” by the end of 2022 was false, even according to her government’s own plans.

We emailed Liz Truss’ office offering her the chance to respond. The email was received, but no reply.  

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