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EU Budget: Contributions

Question for HM Treasury

UIN HL2679, tabled on 5 November 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were their estimates of the United Kingdom contribution to the European Union budget in 2014–15 prior to the communication of the increased contribution of £1.7 billion now sought by the European Commission.

Answered on

19 November 2014

The Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) forecast of March 2014, estimates the UK’s net contribution to the EU Budget for 2014-15 as £9.1 billion.

Full information can be found in Table 2.21 of the OBR’s “economic and fiscal outlook supplementary fiscal table”[1].

[1] http://budgetresponsibility.org.uk/economic-fiscal-outlook-march-2014/.

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