Wetherspoon Boss CLUELESS On EU

Source: zelo-street.blogspot.com --- Thursday, June 14, 2018
As Sky News has reported , “ Pub chain Wetherspoons will cut the number of EU-sourced drinks and replace them with British ones in the run up to Brexit. French champagne and German beers will be substituted for alternatives from the UK and other countries outside the bloc ”. Boss Tim Martin had his usual strong words for the EU. “ The EU's customs union is a protectionist system which is widely misunderstood … It imposes tariffs on the 93% of the world that is not in the EU, keeping prices high for UK consumers … Tariffs are imposed on wine from Australia, New Zealand and the US … There will be an inevitable transfer of trade post-Brexit to countries outside the EU, which will reduce prices in shops and pubs ”. And he’s talking complete crap. Because, although Martin was cheered by Nigel “ Thirsty ” Farage, those who knew what they were talking about were not so easily impressed. Among them was Gavin Quinney, who might be expected to know the subject as he runs a Bordeaux vineyard. “ Let’s just clear up this press release from Wetherspoons’ Tim Martin. The EU, he says, ‘imposes tariffs on the 93% of the world that is not in the EU, keeping prices high for UK consumers. Tariffs are imposed on wine from Australia, New Zealand and the US…’ ” he began. And then he put Martin straight. “ The EU tariff on wine from Australia is €0.099 ltr for wine 13% abv. That’s 6.5p to 8p a bottle in EU tariff. UK wine duty, charged by HM Govt, is 27 ...

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