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Commissioner Hahn receives British Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore


On 6 December European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn met with Michael Moore, the British Secretary of State for Scotland. He congratulated Scotland for its successful implementation of the current regional policy programmes, especially the efforts of the Scottish Government to improve access to finance and to tackle youth unemployment. The Commissioner also welcomed Scotland's support and active participation in the preparation of the future regional policy 2014-2020, particularly the progress made on the preparation of the Smart Specialisation Strategy.