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Eurojust

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much the UK contributed to the operation of Eurojust in each of the last five years. [219484]

Eurojust is financed from the general budget of the European Union, except for the salaries and overseas expenses entitlements of the National Members, Deputy National Members and Assistants of each national desk, which are borne by their member states.

The breakdown of Government spending on the UK delegation over the last five years is as follows: £150,000 in 2004-05; £200,000 in 2005-06; £316,000 in 2006-07; £304,000 in 2007-08; and the estimate for 2008-09 is £308,000.