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Cornwall is set to get less than half the amount of money it was expected to get from the EU before Brexit.
A MUCH loved family man and keen rugby player took his own life after his business suffered financially due to Covid and Brexit.
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 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.
‘We’re pretty much in the same position as we were before. Maybe we’re a little worse off’
Flower growers fear end of the UK’s £100m industry as Covid and border restrictions lead to lack of seasonal workers.
South Yorkshire to lose £900m and Tees Valley and Durham £750m, Michael Gove told – despite pledge to ‘match’ EU funds
Cornish peer Lord Tyler has highlighted the issue after it was revealed that the UK was unable to keep the humble pasty protected in a new trade agreement with Norway.
Fears have been raised that the Cornish pasty could lose its special protected status after the Government was unable to have it secured in one of the latest trade agreements signed since Brexit.
Cornwall Council had been allowed to bid for £3m from the Community Renewal Fund but has been given just over £1m and there are fears that the Shared Prosperity Fund will not have enough to replace Cornwall's EU funding.
Despite promises from chancellor Rishi Sunak to match the money it received from the European Union, Cornwall will receive just £1 million compared to the £100 million it used to get.
It has been a gloomy week on the sunlit uplands of sovereign Britain, as failure to award enough licences to the French mean our government is now loathed by fishermen on both sides of the channel.
At the last general election, all of you stood on a platform of “getting Brexit done”. / Voters were told in your party’s manifesto that this would “unleash the potential of our whole country” and “transform the UK for the better”.
Many Brits will be forced to go without a Christmas turkey this year because of Brexit labour shortages, MPs were told this afternoon.
Cornwall may only get a maximum of £3million of cash from the Government to directly replace the £100m it could have been eligible for if the UK had remained in the EU, it has been claimed.
‘Red Wall’ and other poor parts of England will lose as much as £1 billion of development cash this year because of Brexit, dashing Boris Johnson’s pledge to “level up” Britain.
As supermarket giants pile pressure on suppliers to serve cities and bigger towns, shops in rural areas and tourist hotspots such as Cornwall, Norfolk and the Highlands stand to be overlooked.
On the fifth anniversary of the vote to leave the EU, many in the fishing industry feel betrayed by a trade deal that effectively sacrificed one of the key promises of the Leave campaign.
Cornwall Council has started the process of closing down its Brussels office in response to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
In another example of post-Brexit trade problems, many UK fishermen are now struggling to export their catch to the EU.
The staunchly eurosceptic Daily Express has published a listicle about the “amazing things we get back if we leave EU”. / “From powerful vacuums to straight banana’s (sic), here are all the things we’ll get back if we vote out,” the paper says. / The piece has been getting widely shared online. But does it pass the FactCheck test?
Time-sensitive seafood exports have been hit hard as the fishing industry struggles to deal with long-winded paperwork and new rules
In Newlyn, anger at red tape and the falling price of fish looks certain to be felt at council polls.
Businesses have been hit hard by Brexit, according to research by an affiliation on Chambers of Commerce in the region.
Fields of flowers worth hundreds of thousands of pounds are being left to rot in Cornwall.