‘Complete nonsense’: Asda boss mocks post-Brexit plan to return to imperial measures | The Guardian

Tory peer Lord Rose criticises ‘backwards’ proposal as business department launches 12-week consultation

The government’s push to increase the use of imperial measurements in Britain has been mocked as “complete nonsense” and confusing for business.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced it is pressing ahead with plans to review “overbearing EU rules” regarding weights and measurements and restore “common sense” to the statute book.

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