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EU Grants and Loans: Wales

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much has been received by the UK from the EU under the Objective One and Convergence Programmes Fund in respect of Wales in each year from 1999-2000. (280213)

Receipts from the EU under the Objective One and Convergence Programmes Fund in respect of Wales are paid by the Commission to the Welsh Assembly Government. Programmes are agreed between the Commission and the Welsh Assembly Government.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of monies received from the EU as part of Objective One and Convergence Programme funding in Wales has been transferred to the Welsh Assembly Government in each year since 1999-2000. (280215)

All monies received from the EU as part of the Objective One and Convergence Programme funding in Wales are paid by the Commission to the Welsh Assembly Government.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which departments have an agreement with his Department permitting the use in accounts of EU receipts to offset expenditure; and from what date each such agreement came into operation. (280407)

The Consolidated Budgeting Guidance sets out the budgeting treatment for receipts from the EU.

Para 3.52 states:

“Income from the EC may be netted off Resource Budget DEL if it is in support of DEL spending and if it supports current expenditure.”

The Consolidated Budgeting Guidance can be found at:

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/consolidatedbudgeting_guidance200910.pdf