This debate pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on the effect of the UK leaving the EU on infrastructure in Wales to be held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 17 January at 2.30pm. The subject for debate has been chosen by Stephen Doughty MP.Jump to full report >>
The main sources of EU funding for infrastructure are the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Horizon 2020. Wales is able to benefit from these sources of funding for as long as the UK remains a formal Member of the EU (which includes the period of negotiations after the triggering of Article 50).
European financing for infrastructure is available via the European Investment Bank (EIB). The UK’s future relationship with the EIB is likely to be a feature of exit negotiations.
The UK’s exit from the EU has a number of implications for infrastructure in Wales. Three of the main potential consequences for future infrastructure projects are:
Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0010
Author: Matthew Ward