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PM calls for cut to Euro funds

The Prime Minister has said that funds from the European Union which aid west Wales and the Valleys, need to be cut as part of moves to freeze the EU's budget.

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'Out of touch' cuts to EU funds would hit Wales - Plaid

The Prime Minister's call for cuts to EU funding show that he's 'completely out of touch with the needs of the people of Wales' according to Plaid Cymru's Parliamentary Leader. Elfyn Llwyd said the funding was 'vital' for the poorest parts of Wales.

It is clear that the Prime Minister is completely out of touch with the needs of the people of Wales. The same is true of the Welsh Labour MPs who recently voted with staunch right-wing Conservatives for a real-terms cut in the EU budget.

This funding provides some of Wales' poorest communities - which are also some of Europe's poorest communities - with vast sums of money.

A cut in the EU Budget will see the gap between the richest and poorest parts of the state would widen considerably. Inner London is by far the richest part of the EU while West Wales and the Valleys are among the poorest.

– Elfyn Llwyd MP, Plaid Cymru

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