Boris Johnson v Andrew Tyrie over EU rules for coffins and lorries
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Boris Johnson v Andrew Tyrie on EU coffin and lorry claims

London mayor Boris Johnson faced detailed questions about some of his claims about EU regulations when he appeared before the Treasury select committee.

The Conservative MP, who is a high profile campaigner for the UK to leave the EU, locked horns with the Conservative chairman of the committee, Andrew Tyrie

Among Mr Johnson's past claims that Mr Tyrie questioned were standardised coffin sizes and the EU blocking his plans for safer lorries. Mr Johnson stood by his claims during the session.

  • 23 Mar 2016