HC Deb 29 March 1984 vol 57 c249W
Mr. Greenway

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total of the excess of payments to the European Economic Community against rebates received since the United Kingdom's entry in 1972; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ian Stewart

The United Kingdom's net payments to the European Community in the period 1 January 1973 to 31 December 1983, taking into account refunds received, amounted to £4,777 million.