HC Deb 27 June 1984 vol 62 c458W
67. Mr. Jim Callaghan

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what savings he has proposed on the Community budget to ensure expenditure does not exceed available resources.

Sir Geoffrey Howe

We have made a number of suggestions for savings in the agricultural sector to meet the problem of the 1984 budget overrun. We shall also be making suggestions when it comes to consideration of the Commission's proposed budget for 1985. Our prpposals and those of other member states, will be examined by the Budget Council next month.