Theresa May and David Davis have been left red faced by this Brexit blunder
The revelation came as part of a document setting out Britain's priorities after exiting the EU, which was sent to the printers at 4.26am this morning.
Page 32 of the document contains a chart outlining the annual holiday entitlement for British workers after the Brussels divorce.
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Brits will be entitled to 5.6 weeks annual leave, which is more than the four weeks holiday outlined under EU regulations.
But a mistake in the document means the graph actually tells the nation they will be entitled to a whopping 14 weeks off work – which might even keep Remainers happy.
This is the chart showing Brits are set to get 14 weeks paid holiday after Brexit
The Government has apologised for the blunder and is moving to correct it, according to a statement from the Department for Exiting the European Union.
The statement reads: "There was an error in one of the many charts in the paper, where two bar charts were transposed, which is being corrected."
The text accompanying the inaccurate holiday graph says: “These rights were the result of UK Government actions and do not depend on membership of the EU.
“The Government is committed to strengthening rights when it is the right choice for UK workers and will continue to seek out opportunities to enhance protections.”
David Davis' team were working through the night, publishing the paper at 4.26am
Brexit Minister David Davis also caused confusion in the Commons earlier today by suggesting Britain would be leaving the Customs Union entirely.
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But the Brexit document containing the erroneous poll echoed Theresa May's insistence that the Government will "seek a new customs arrangement".
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It reads: “The UK will seek a new customs arrangement with the EU, which enables us to make the most of the opportunities from trade with others and for trade between the UK and the EU to continue to be as frictionless as possible.
“There are a number of options for any new customs arrangement, including a completely new agreement, or for the UK to remain a signatory to some of the elements of the existing arrangements. The precise form of this new agreement will be the subject of negotiation.”
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