What Has The EU Ever Done For Us (in Stratford)?

Contrary to Councillor Juliet Short’s statement made via a live Washington Post Facebook stream that “the EU has never given Stratford-upon-Avon any money”, Stratford4Europe would beg to differ. The total funding given to Warwickshire from the EU is listed on the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership website. This was 36m euros for the European Structural Investment Fund and £2.7m for the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development for 2014 – 2020. Tracking down exactly which projects received EU funding can be difficult as many projects receive matched funding and…