Comment Complexity threats loom as PM seeks ‘smooth’ Brexit by Bill Emmott | 20.10.2016 May is said to want a “smooth” Brexit. But her cabinet’s trade and immigration ideas suggest ‘taking back control’ could pile on complexity. Gove’s Dirty Dozen by InFacts | 15.06.2016 Michael Gove has been making misleading claims since referendum began. From the sneaky to the woefully wrong, here are 12 of his finest. Vote Leave’s imaginary procurement goldmine by Jack Schickler | 28.05.2016 We wouldn’t save billions on public contracts if we left - and could lose benefits of EU rules. EU judges didn’t “meddle” on tobacco law by Jack Schickler | 05.05.2016 Sun complains of interference by Luxembourg court - for not striking down a law the UK pushed for. EU regulations don’t cost us £600 million a week by Jack Schickler | 02.05.2016 Leave Camp figure ignores benefits, and rules we’d keep. Comment What “liberation” from precisely which “red tape”? by Michael Emerson | 29.04.2016 Even Chris Grayling admits we don't want to return to a situation when every country has its own safety regulations for lawnmowers. Priti does down British small business influence by Jack Schickler | 28.04.2016 Pro-Brexit minister complains of EU red tape tying up smaller firms. But the EU is responsive to British concerns. Brexiteers want it both ways on worker rights by Jack Schickler | 27.04.2016 They dangle the prospect of big cuts in red tape. But they are not willing to spell out which employment rights they’d slash. New EU plans could scrap tampon tax by Luke Lythgoe | 17.03.2016 A European Commission review of tax powers could cut short a revolt by Eurosceptic MPs over VAT on sanitary products. Boris’ Brexit babble battles bureaucracy by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 12.03.2016 Boris Johnson says EU passes 2,500 new regulations a year costing Britain £600m a week. He’s wrong. Cracks appear in MP’s EU egg box myth by Luke Lythgoe | 04.03.2016 Maria Caulfield MP says EU “red tape madness” stops farmers reusing egg boxes. But it’s a voluntary UK hygiene rule. Outers’ e-cigarette outrage all smoke without fire by Luke Lythgoe | 03.03.2016 Farage leads Brexiteers fuming at the EU’s tax plans for vaping. There is no plan, just the early stages of a review.