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PLEASE DON'T FORGET: OBJECTIVE 1 IS GOOD FOR WALES

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The leader column in The Western Mail (p12) argues that amongst all the carping and criticism surrounding the objec...
The leader column in The Western Mail (p12) argues that amongst all the carping and criticism surrounding the objective 1 funding issue it is easy to forget that objective one is actually good for Wales.

'Yes there have been problems and delays,' it says. 'And yes there were problems with the single programme document for the spending of the cash. But remember, that is not unusual and other regions have experienced similar difficulties.'

The article says there will be more rows and recriminations when the results of the government's comprehensive spending review are announced.

But it concludes with a plea to politicians: 'Please stop the knocking. We've got the money and we have this chance; let's not miss an open goal.'
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