Since that most beautiful thing has occured in it’s full glory, we are only now beginning to realise what a beautiful thing that most beautiful thing called Brexit is.
The ‘tampon tax’ has been abolished – with a zero rate of VAT applying to women’s sanitary products because we are free from EU rules because of that most beautiful thing.
Because of that most beautiful thing, 1.3 million people in U.K. are now vaccinated in the fight against Covid-19. That’s nearly 1/4 of all 80+ year olds. Meanwhile, in EU Occupied France, 500 have been vaccinated so far. 1,299,500 people have recieved a benefit of that most beautiful thing called Brexit.
Online marketplaces now have to account for the VAT paid on products sold on their platforms by third party sellers through deducting the tax at source. The change was made amid growing concern that thousands of mainly Chinese sellers were evading the tax by using fake VAT numbers and shell companies to sell products in effect tax-free. That most beautiful thing has allowed this to happen. Story here.
An Irish trawler was blocked from fishing in UK waters. The skipper said that a Scottish patrol vessel told him that due to that most beautiful thing, he could no longer fish around Rockall. Story here. Also pulse fishing is banned in UK waters.
Then there is the EU Recovery Fund of which without that most beautiful thing, we would have been a major donor.
Brexit really is a most beautiful thing.