Juncker urged to intervene to keep Dundee’s European culture bid alive

Jean-Claude Juncker has been urged to intervene to allow a British city to be named the European Capital of Culture despite Brexit. British entrants for the 2023 honour, including Dundee, have been deemed ineligible because the UK will not be part of the European Union or European Economic Area by then. But in a letter to European Commission president Mr Juncker, MPs representing the five areas which have submitted bids for culture capital status urged him to allow the process to continue. They told him: “We find…