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Does 'levelling up' go far enough for Wales?

Matthew Ace \ 1st Mar 2022

Wales is a nation full of ambition and with a huge amount to offer to the UK, yet distance from Westminster has resulted in being arm’s length from important decisions that affect investment in Wales.

The major cities have benefited from landmark developments that will positively impact future generations, but what about the smaller towns? How do we make sure they aren’t left behind?

In this article, Matt shares his views on how the ‘Shared Prosperity Fund’ could ignite transformative opportunities in Wales, but this is heavily dependent on the control being centred from Wales, with a significant increase in capital.

Matt also cites examples of how regionally-led funding projects continue to lead the way in the regeneration of small towns, demonstrating the benefits for businesses, communities and the wider county.

Read the full article in Construction News

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