Jonathan Edwards, MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to “level with the people of Carmarthenshire and Wales” when it comes to promises made around post-Brexit funding.

In a session of Prime Minister’s Questions, the Member of Parliament asked, "West Wales and the valleys received over €2 billion in direct EU economic investment during the 2014 to 2020 multiannual financial framework. That support will come to an end in a matter of weeks, yet the British Government have yet to publish their alternative proposals despite all the promises of “not a penny less”. When will the Prime Minister level with the people of Carmarthenshire and the rest of Wales about the British Government being about to pick our pockets?”

This comes after assurances made by the UK Government that Wales would not be at a loss due to the absence of EU funding once the United Kingdom formally left the European Union.

Mr Johnson replied that the UK government were “continuing to support all parts of the UK” and would “have the opportunity to fund projects with our own money” once it had successfully separated from the European Union. He also referenced a figure of £2.4 billion in capital funding given to the Welsh Government this year, as part of the Barnett formula.