Blog: Boris’s new Brexit law unveiled: The 4 key changes it will make – Express

To ensure open and fair competition among nations in the bloc, Northern Ireland was still subject to EU state aid rules.

The Government wanted to change that, as it claimed it limited the level of support available in Belfast compared to the rest of the UK.

While it would maintain the existing arrangements on taxes, the Government wanted to give ministers the freedom to adapt or rewrite rules.

For example, that could mean that British-wide cuts to VAT are applied to the country.

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