HC Deb 07 April 1976 vol 909 c225W
Mr. Marten

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the net annual receipts from the EEC Regional Fund for 1975; and what are the estimated net receipts for the years 1976 and 1977.

Mr. Joel Barnett

Final net figures for 1975 are not yet available but gross receipts from the EEC Regional Fund were £306,846. Present forecasts for net receipts are £10 million in 1976 and £14 million in 1977, as my right hon. Friend the Minister of State, Department of Industry said in his reply to the hon. Gentleman on 1st December 1975.