As part of a flurry of announcements and press appearances to try and show support for the union, the UK Government has promised an additional £1.2 billion in funding for Wales this year which they say takes to a total for 2020 to “at least £4 billion”.
Funding allocated to Wales by the UK Government is delivered in a single lump sum (block grant) which is held in a “bank account” at the Treasury called the Welsh Consolidated Fund. The block grant averages around £14-15billion a year, with this figure topped up by council tax and business rates to around £17billion a year.
How much do Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and England ? Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland combined contribute about 14% of the UK's gross value added, while England contributes about 86%. If we look at where in the UK its gross value added is generated we get: 84.8% England 7.7% Scotland
How much does it cost to subsidise Wales ? Wales is a country, irrespective of where the tax revenue comes from or goes to. At least, it was last time I looked. It's not a 'foreign' country as it is ruled from the UK parliament. London subsidises pretty much the rest of the UK. Perhaps it should declare UDI.
Incidentally, the National Debt (that is the total of all borrowing) for the UK currently stands at £1.8trillion, or 100% of GDP. And Wales is poor! “ Wales being a relatively poor country now in such a wealthy part of the world is one of the core arguments for independence.
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