Major funding needed for north west to address economic decline

Local business groups wants 350 million euro of EU funds to be pumped into the Northern and Western regions.


The ‘Let’s Be More’ campaign wants counties which have seen economic decline to be given more of a share from next year until 2027.


The European Commission’s promised to contribute 60 euro for every 100 euro invested by the Government in the next wave of regional funding.


Northern and Western Regional Assembly Chief Executive, David Minton says this allocation is essential during negotiations: