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Expenditure (Ec)

Volume 76: debated on Monday 1 April 1985

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list for each year since 1973 the total expenditure on each farm product for the European Economic Community as a whole under the common agricultural policy.

The following table sets out the expenditure on each farm product under the guarantee section of the European agricultural guidance and guarantee fund from 1973 to 1984. CAP expenditure incurred under the guidance section of the fund is normally not related to specific farm products.for the EC as a whole and as a percentage of the total EC expenditure, and the United Kingdom's gross and net contributions in each of the years.

£ million

Total CAP expenditure

CAP as percentage of total EC expenditure

UK gross contribution

UK net contribution

19731,91082·4181102
19741,64575·417929
19752,63578·1342

*-56

19763,60576·6463167
19774,65574·3737369
19785,97579·21,348822
19797,06575·71,606947
19807,23073·31,767706
19816,45065·12,174397
19827,29564·02,863606
19839,75568·42,976647
198411,18070·23,259722

* Net receipt.

Sources:

1973–1983 CAP details from EC Commission Financial Reports and Court of Auditors Reports. 1984 from EC Supplementary and Amending Budget.