§ 91. Mr. Sedgemore
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he next expects to discuss the increase in own resources at the Foreign Affairs Council.
§ 93. Mr. Fatchett
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he now expects the increase in EEC own resources to take place.
§ Mr. Rifkind
The conclusions of the Fontainebleau European Council stipulate that the new maximum VAT rate of 1.4 per cent. will enter into force as soon as the ratification procedures are completed and by 1 January 1986 at the latest. Discussion in the Council centres on how best to fulfil that requirement.