Funding carve-up underlines case for devolved government

From: Robert Craig, Priory Road, Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset.
I REFER to your report that Labour’s Linda MacAvan MEP and Yorkshire Liberal Democrat MEP Edward McMillan-Scott have expressed their concerns about how the cost to Yorkshire remains unclear (Yorkshire Post, May 14), as the Government has yet to confirm how the English tranche of EU funding – totalling £5.2bn – will be carved up.
South and East Yorkshire are designated as special cases by the EU due to their high levels of deprivation. It is certainly a sizeable portion of the lost £665m which would have headed to the region... read more

 
21 May 2013 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 8
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