HC Deb 13 February 1980 vol 978 c686W
45. Mr. Dykes

asked the Lord Privy Seal when he expects the Commission to re-present a document with definitive proposals for the Council of Ministers and the European Council on the United Kingdom contribution to the EEC budget.

Sir Ian Gilmour

The most recent Commission paper on convergence and budgetary questions was sent to member States on 1 February. A copy has been placed in the Library of the House. It includes suggested ways of raising the level of Community spending in the United Kingdom.