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3 - Number of occasions when UK Statistics Authority had to correct “£350m per week” figure during Brexit campaign, ahead of further reprimand issued to Boris Johnson last weekend

2 - Number of occasions when UK Statistics Authority had to write to Johnson while he was mayor of London to complain about “poor practice” and “confusion” in his use of figures
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