Thursday, October 25, 2012

EU demands an extra £11.5bn from British taxpayers


As the Foreign Secretary used a keynote Berlin speech to plead that EU budgets stayed "in touch with the real world", MEPs and the European Commission agreed a series of demands that will increase EU expenditure by £95 billion over the next eight years.

"People simply do not understand why there should be massive increases in the EU budget when all EU countries are trying to balance the books at home," he said on Tuesday.

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