HC Deb 31 October 1980 vol 991 c397W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if, in any year since the United Kingdom joined the European Economic Community, his Department failed to take up any portions of the Community funds that were available as a part of any allocation scheme between member States; and whether there was any category of funds for which the United Kingdom could have applied but did not.

Mr. David Mitchell

[pursuant to his reply, 30 October 1980, c. 334]: No. It is the Government's policy to claim from the Community all the receipts to which we are entitled.

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