Entries by Joanne Scobie

We need to focus on one crisis at a time – extending the Brexit transition period is the sensible course of action

The East of Scotland European Consortium (ESEC), representing 7 local authorities, is calling for an extension to the transition period during which the UK stays in the single market and customs union while discussions take place on the long term relationship with the EU. With the deadline for being able to agree an extension to […]

UNAUDITED ACCOUNTS OF EAST OF SCOTLAND EUROPEAN CONSORTIUM

EAST OF SCOTLAND EUROPEAN CONSORTIUM – UNAUDITED ACCOUNTS OF EAST OF SCOTLAND EUROPEAN CONSORTIUMFOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2020 THE LOCAL AUTHORITY ACCOUNTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2014 AND CORONAVIRUS (SCOTLAND) ACT 2020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, under the above regulations that the Unaudited Accounts of East of Scotland European Consortium for the year to 31 […]

Time running out to agree on post-Brexit funding

Scottish organisations still in the dark on what will replace almost €1b in EU Structural Funds ESEC chair Councillor Will Dawson has written to Liz Truss MP, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, in order to seek assurances in relation to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF), the financial framework which the UK Government has […]

ESEC welcomes parliamentary report on UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The East of Scotland European Consortium (ESEC) welcomes the report on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Post-Brexit funding for Nations, Regions and Local Areas. In the period of 2014-20, Scotland will have received €476 million from the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and €465 million from the European […]