The UK has imposed direct rule on the Turks and Caicos Islands after an inquiry found evidence of government corruption and incompetence.
The administration of the UK territory in the Caribbean has been suspended for up to two years and power transferred to the UK-appointed governor.
Which just proves these places operate under licence that can be withdrawn and have no true independence.
Take note Cayman, BVI, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man et al.
And take note the rest of the world: the abuse these places still peddle is with the permission of London.
The pretence has been shot away. This is the reality.