Roughly two thirds of all the laws that apply in the UK are linked to the EU, but as laws vary a lot in importance this isn't very useful to …
Nick Clegg claimed 7% of UK law was influenced by the EU. Nigel Farage claimed 75%. The House of Commons Library's verdict: neither of them is right.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage claims the EU Council has overruled the UK 55 times on directives. But formal votes can only tell us so much about British influence.
Last week a number of outlets reported that 70% of our laws are influenced by Brussels.
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