Following the triggering of #Article50, today the Government outlines plans to end the supremacy of European Union law with the publication of a White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill.
At the heart of the referendum decision was sovereignty. A strong, independent country needs control of its own laws. That process starts now.
Converting EU law into UK law is an important step in giving businesses, workers and consumers the certainty they need. It will mean that as we seek a comprehensive new economic partnership with the EU, our allies will know that we start from a position where we have the same standards and rules.
You can read the White Paper here: