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EU money for UK poverty - not used by UK Tory government

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FarNorth Sat 27-Jul-19 18:34:23

More than £3.5m intended to alleviate child poverty and homelessness is at risk of being wasted because the government has failed to spend it, says a House of Lords committee.

FarNorth Sat 27-Jul-19 18:35:09

RosieLeah Sat 27-Jul-19 18:39:26

I think there were unacceptable conditions attached to the giving of the money.

FarNorth Sat 27-Jul-19 18:41:36

The HoL committee seems to think an acceptable use could be found for it, before it all has to be returned.

crystaltipps Sat 27-Jul-19 18:43:04

What conditions were unacceptable? Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. David Cameron refused EU money for food banks - didn’t want to admit we had any I suppose.

Yorath0 Sat 27-Jul-19 18:53:27

10 big wins from just leaving the EU on 31 October
By JOHNREDWOOD | Published: JULY 8, 2019
We can

Spend all the money we save on our priorities

Cut tariffs on imports especially where we cannot grow or make them for ourselves

Remove VAT from items as we wish – as with green items like insulation and boiler controls and feminine hygiene products

Rebuild our fishing grounds and land more of our own fish for home consumption

Work with our farmers to cut food miles and enjoy more home grown produce

Regain our seat and vote in international bodies

Sign Free trade deals that suit us with other countries – all the time we were member s they never managed an FTA with the USA and many Commonwealth countries

Decide our own laws

Cut the costs of government by getting rid of a whole unnecessary EU level

Avoid all the financial and foreign policy risks of the Euro and common EU foreign policy

Ilovecheese Sat 27-Jul-19 18:59:34

There is another thread about this money and child poverty

Whitewavemark2 Sat 27-Jul-19 19:05:10

Yes I saw that farnorth very disappointing, although not remotely surprising given the incompetence and inadequacy of the sad little government.

How much is Mr Spock paying you yoratho ?

paddyann Sat 27-Jul-19 20:05:23

EU money for Scottish farmers....never receieved ,rumoured to have been given to flood hit areas in England .

FarNorth Sun 28-Jul-19 08:38:25

I didn't notice the other thread.
Here is a link to it :