HC Deb 03 March 1983 vol 38 cc212-3W
Mr. Alton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, further to the reply to the hon. Member for Colne Valley (Mr. Wainwright) on 24 February, Official Report, c. 1046, what proportion of the European Community value added tax based revenue is derived from Italy.

Mr. Ridley

[pursuant to his reply, 1 March 1983, c. 103]: Italy's share of total Community revenue from VAT own resources is estimated at 13.79 per cent. in the 1983 Community budget, while her share of Community GDP is estimated at 14.49 per cent. in 1982.