convergence funding

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Johnson pledge over convergence funds

July 12 2019

A six-year battle to win back the full £160 million of European “convergence” top-up funds owed to Scottish farmers has finally been won – but only if Boris Johnson is elected prime minister.

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Independent review on convergence

November 8 2017

An independent review into the long-disputed sharing of £160 million of European convergence funds will finally take place next year following an agreement reached in London between Defra Secretary Michael Gove and  Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing.