Rees-Mogg wants ‘rid of non-tariff barrier’ REACH

Staunch Brexiter and Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg has said he would like to “get rid of non-tariff barriers” such as chemicals regulation system REACH

Jacob Rees-Mogg
Jacob Rees-Mogg

Staunch Brexiter and Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg has said he would like to “get rid of non-tariff barriers” such as chemicals regulation system REACH.

Speaking at a Conservative Party Conference fringe event organised by think tank Politeia, Rees-Mogg said: “Every chemicals company was deeply opposed to REACH when it began, and now they love it, REACH seemed a good way to protect against competition from outside of the EU.”

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