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Reform UK needs to scrap 6,700 EU legal guidelines retained since Britain left the European Union.

In its “contract” with voters – launched within the place of a conventional manifesto – the celebration mentioned one of many “critical reforms” the nation must see within the first hundred days of the following Government is the axing of Brussels purple tape.

“Britain still has over 6,700 retained EU laws, which we will rescind. British laws on State Aid, Competition, Employment, Net Zero, and the Environment are still based on EU regulations”, the contract mentioned.

It vowed: “Reform UK will unlock the major opportunities of Brexit.”

Reform UK set out a four-point plan for immigration together with: leaving the European Convention on Human Rights, permitting zero unlawful immigrants to settle within the UK, establishing a brand new “Department of Immigration”, and returning migrants who come over in boats to France.

A “freeze” on non-essential immigration “to protect our culture and identity” can also be proposed within the first few pages of Reform UK’s manifesto.

Under the celebration’s plans, immigrants who commit crimes would have their UK citizenship withdrawn, excluding “some misdemeanour offences”.

The celebration can also be proposing to ban worldwide college students from bringing dependents to the UK.

National insurance coverage can be raised to twenty% for “foreign workers” to incentivise companies to make use of British employees.

Reform UK additionally needs to “simplify” the UK’s tax system which it says is extra 21,000 pages, whereas Hong Kong’s is 500 pages.

The celebration can also be proposing to raise the minimal revenue threshold to £100,000 and cut back the primary company tax fee from 25% to fifteen% in three years, which it says would “free” 1.2 million companies.

Elsewhere it guarantees to abolish enterprise charges for small and medium companies by introducing an “online delivery tax” at 4% for giant firms.

Mr Farage’s celebration additionally pledges to chop gas responsibility by 20p per litre, scrap VAT on power payments, and lower stamp responsibility to 0% on gross sales under £750,000.

The doc additionally states that inheritance tax can be scrapped for 98% of all estates.