Skip to main content

European Community Budget (United Kingdom Contribution)

Volume 982: debated on Wednesday 16 April 1980

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

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current situation regarding the United Kingdom's contribution to the EEC budget.

The European Council will return to this subject when it next meets on 27–28 April. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister will be pressing for a substantial, immediate and lasting reduction in the United Kingdom's net contribution, an objective recently endorsed by the House.