Welsh MEP welcomes Euro aid vote

Labour MEP for Wales, Derek Vaughan, has welcomed a vote in the European Parliament which rubber-stamps the EU budget for 2014-2020 including proposals to give Wales more than €2bn in aid.

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European budget approved

Members of the European Parliament meeting in Strasbourg have approved the European Union's overall budget for the next seven years. They've also voted in favour of regional aid that's expected to deliver €2.1 billion to West Wales and the Valleys.