“Recently the Office of Budget Responsibility announced Britain will have to pay £100 million (€126 million) a year more on our European Union membership fee over the next 5 years. Almost on cue, a deal has now been struck to increase next year’s EU budget by £3.8 billion (€4.8 billion), which now stands at £112 billion (€141.2 billion).
We can safely say David Cameron’s often repeated boast he has been successful in cutting the EU budget lies in tatters.
The EU’s incessant demands for money are nothing new, but following hot on the heels of last month’s surprise surcharge there is insult in the injury. Brussels has been clamouring for budget increases because they have outstanding bills amounting to over €25 billion.”
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