50,000 new jobs created in Wales, thanks to EU

Thursday November 28th, 2019

Jeremy Miless is celebrating the success of more than a decade of EU funding in Wales, as well as looking ahead to potential future regional investment, as latest figures show almost 50,000 jobs have been created in Wales since the programme began.investment_9147687Sml

Mr Miles, the Counsel General and Brexit Minister, will be speaking at the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) conference in Cardiff, which will be attended by leaders from Welsh business and public services, as well as representatives from the European Commission, and the OECD. The event is held each year to mark the progress and achievements of the EU Structural Funds programmes in Wales.
Since 2007, EU funded programmes in Wales have:
created over 48,700 new jobs
created 13,420 new businesses
supported over 26,800 businesses.

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