§ 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.