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Regarding this £10 Billion per year "spigot": how much of this was EU development funds?
My employer has an office in Belfast and I understand it has been, like other businesses in NI, EU subsidized.

I remember having seen a subject on Belfast on French TV: they were showing entire neighborhoods walled off from one another with big iron gates shutting down major thoroughfares at each end every evening, complete with neighborhood volunteers to operate the whole system. This must have an extra cost surely (you don't have that kind of non-sense in the South) and weighing on the economy: I'm wondering which proportion of the spigot funds are funding "sectarian lifestyle" rather than developing business and industry?

by Bernard on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 07:43:23 PM EST

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