Poor English regions miss out on windfall

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Series Details 12.1.09
Publication Date 12/01/2009
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Article reports that some of England’s poorest regions (Merseyside, South Yorkshire and Cornwall) are losing out on extra funding from the European Union while Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland benefit from the additional largesse.

To help them spend the money to fight recession, the European Commission recently offered an unprecedented six-month extension to its December 2008 deadline to all countries to use up all funds from the 2000-2006 Objective One programme.

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ESO: Background information: Will Wales be paying back Euro millions? http://www.europeansources.info/record/will-wales-be-paying-back-euro-millions/

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