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European Community (Surplus Commodities)

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 6 February 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the percentage share paid by the United Kingdom of the overall cost of disposal of surplus European Economic Community agricultural commodities.

The United Kingdom contributes towards the cost of the European Community's budget as a whole and not to individual elements separately. In percentage terms the contribution to the budget is about 20 per cent.