An ex-UK Government Tory minister has admitted the Welsh were deliberately misled about how replacement money for former EU funds would be spent in Wales. Wales used to receive a huge amount of money from the EU before Brexit.
Norfolk and Suffolk is receiving about 20pc less of the funding it used to get each year from the European Union, an analysis has revealed.
A new government scheme was meant to replace EU structural funds lost after Britain left. But critics say it delivers less money and will do little to bolster the Tories’ levelling up agenda.
Cornwall is set to get less than half the amount of money it was expected to get from the EU before Brexit.
Row over post-Brexit cash for Teesside as mayor's funding claim rejected by powerhouse chief 28/04/2022
Ben Houchen says the area will get more cash but Northern Powerhouse Partnership director Henri Murison says the mayor is 'double-counting' unspent EU cash
SCOTLAND is losing millions in funding as a result of Brexit, a Scottish Government minister has said.
‘Disappointment’ at post-Brexit funding pot 21/04/2022
A Leeds City Council report published last week suggested some of its 120 staff directly funded by European grants could be at risk of redundancy, when the UK loses access to the cash next year.
MULTI-MILLION cuts to regional funding intended to level up the country will have “catastrophic consequences” on the local economy, it has been warned.
Welsh Government says EU replacement fund will leave Wales 'with less say, over less money'. 13/04/2022
The Welsh Government says the Shared Prosperity Fund is a broken promise because it means Wales will get hundreds of millions of pounds less than it received from the EU.
A poll of 1,000 people carried out by Beaufort Research found that most wanted the Welsh Government to have full or shared responsibility for dispensing the replacement for EU funds.
The UK Government is set to break its promises to match the funding nations and regions of the UK received before Brexit, Whitehall sources have warned.
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should level with the public that Brexit has scarred our economy 28/03/2022
The Chancellor and Prime Minister need a plan to counter figures showing lower growth after the hit to EU trade.
Rishi Sunak's Spring Statement has failed to offer Yorkshire the same guarantee previously provided to Cornwall on the Government's flagship post-Brexit regional funding programme.
Cornish towns count cost of Brexit vote 15/03/2022
Cornish towns are concerned that post-Brexit funding will mean far less money for redevelopment projects. Projects such as the redevelopment of a 120-year-old pier in Falmouth harbour look likely to to be abandoned as the details of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund slowly emerge.
THE Scottish Government has warned the nation could be set to miss out on hundreds of millions of pounds if the UK Government breaks its promise to match EU funding post-Brexit.
THE devolved nations and English regions have accused the Tory government of breaching yet another manifesto pledge after it failed to match EU funds lost to Brexit.
Levelling-up promise broken by government. / The UK government's replacement for the EU's regional development funding leaves regions billions of pounds worse off, devolved administrations have said.
A post-Brexit British fund for regional development will fall £1 billion short of what the U.K. received from the EU, MPs warned.
POST Brexit, people in the north of England are at risk of losing out on £300m for regional economic development, double the average cut per head as the rest of England.
People in the North of England are at risk of losing out on £300m for regional economic development after Brexit, new analysis has warned.
After Vote Leave’s broken promises to cut energy bills, poorer areas risk being short-changed by Brexit too 10/01/2022
As Johnson and Gove back off their pledge to scrap VAT for fuel, EU structural funds are not being fully replaced.
THE SNP have accused the Conservative government of “shafting” Scotland as it emerged the European Union has awarded Ireland almost €1 billion (£850m) for compensation for Brexit, while Scotland has been given just £172 million from a UK fund set up to succeed a major Brussels scheme.
Grants given through the government’s Shared Prosperity Fund were supposed to match EU cash previously handed out to UK regions for development. In reality, the north is £1.65 billion down.
South Yorkshire to lose £900m and Tees Valley and Durham £750m, Michael Gove told – despite pledge to ‘match’ EU funds
WALES’ climate minister has accused the UK Government of treachery as the row continues over how the country’s EU funding will be replaced.