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Brussels Sets up £2 Million Barbados HQ With 39 Staff to Hand Out Hundreds of Millions in Grants to Banana Growers

Monday 30 July 2012

‘EU chiefs have set up an office on the Caribbean island of Barbados employing 39 staff and costing taxpayers £2 million a year.

The headquarters on the exclusive west coast of the island where pop mogul Simon Cowell holidays, has breathtaking views of the white sandy beaches and the sea. Officials have £230 million of funding to dole out on projects which include retraining banana growers.’

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