Why is the UK still getting money from the EU?

There are still parts of the EU the UK is participating in, writes Jon Stone

Sunday 25 July 2021 00:02
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<p>Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen may have parted ways, but the EU is still funding British local authorities</p>

Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen may have parted ways, but the EU is still funding British local authorities

The Independent revealed today that the government is telling councils to put up EU flags around public buildings and streets.

The reason for this is that local authorities are being passed cash that has ultimately come from the European Regional Development Fund.

The government’s Welcome Back Fund, a national UK scheme aimed at reopening high streets after Covid, is effectively financed by the EU.

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