Shared Prosperity Fund

Part of Wales – in the House of Commons at on 16 December 2020.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

I am not sure whether that is a conclusive answer, but we are now nearly four and a half years on from the referendum and the Government still cannot provide clear answers on funding, so let me ask the Minister about the criteria on which the funding will be allocated. As he knows, the Welsh Government and local councils have agreed a framework for regional investment in Wales, so can he confirm that his Government will support that framework and not ride roughshod over devolved agreements or make up the spending criteria as they go along?