Skip to main content

European Community (Budget)

Volume 975: debated on Friday 7 December 1979

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will list in the Official Reportthe gross contribution in respect of value added tax of each member State of the EEC to the Community budget in each of the years 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979 (estimated) all figures converted to sterling;(2) if he will list in the

Official Report the gross contribution in respect of Custons duties of each member State of the EEC to the Community budget in each of the years 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979

GROSS CONTRIBUTIONS BY MEMBER STATES*
£ million† Current prices

Agricultural levies

Customs duties

VAT/GNP contributions

1978

1979

1978

1979

1978

1979

Belgium137·2155·5196·3207·5159·2214·7
Denmark19·330·371·777·491·7120·7
Germany289·1304·9913·61,006·31,139·41,460·3
France172·4155·6431·2487·0846·91,119·6
Ireland5·89·631·035·821·427·1
Italy367·9266·8266·1313·3465·0487·9
Luxembourg0·10·12·32·56·39·7
Netherlands284·5241·7295·0301·9212·8295·3
United Kingdom239·7245·4708·1852·9596·1847·4
Total1,516·01,409·92,915·33,284·63,538·84,582·7

*Does not take account of adjustments under article 131 of the Treaty.

† Converted to sterling at the average exchange rate for the year concerned.