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Brussels Demands an Extra £2 Billion a Year From UK in ‘Outrageous’ 12% Rise

Thursday, 30 June 2011 07:49

‘Eurocrats are about to demand an ‘outrageous’ budget increase of up to 12 per cent – three times the rate of inflation. This means Britain’s contribution to running the EU – already £15.3billion a year – will rise by another £2billion.

The budget, being finalised by the European Commission, is a clear rebuff to David Cameron’s calls for belt-tightening in Brussels. It will leave every family here handing over a total of nearly £700 a year to Europe just as they face an income squeeze.’

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