The fiasco surrounding Dundee's ultimately failed bid to become European Capital of Culture has cost the city and wider region a potential £140 million.
Dundee and the other four cities hoping to become European Capital of Culture in 2023 have admitted defeat in their bid to be re-instated into the competition.
At first glance, splurging more than £350,000 of public money on Dundee's bid to become European Capital of Culture 2023 appears incredibly cavalier.
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The leaders of five British cities who had been vowing to be named European Capital of Culture have questioned the legality of a decision to veto their bids.
UK cities like Dundee having their Capital of Culture bids ruined by Brexit shows the “sun is setting” on the Tory vision of “empire 2.0”, says an SNP MP.
Dundee’s disappointment in having its City of Culture hopes dashed will have been mirrored by four other UK cities, also in the running for the 2023 Europe-wide accolade.
Just when it began to look like there were no more friends left to turn into enemies, Westminster’s ugly and undignified pursuit of Brexit has created a climate of such frustration and disdain among people who used to be our partners that these have banned British cities from the European Capital of Culture competition in 2023.
The head of Leisure and Culture Dundee has travelled to London in search of answers as to what went wrong with the Capital of Culture 2023 bid.