Brexit scuppers UK's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids

Brexit scuppers UK's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids
 

The UK will not be able to compete in the European Capital of Culture 2023 competition due to Brexit, the European Commission has confirmed.
Five UK cities were bidding to host the title, with the winner expected to be announced next week.
A letter from the European Commission to the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said UK participation "would not be possible".
It said the UK's selection process should "immediately be discontinued".
Dundee, Nottingham, Leeds, Milton Keynes and Belfast / Derry submitted their final bid proposals at the end of October.
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23 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 45
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