HC Deb 06 May 1986 vol 97 c97W
Mr. Foulkes

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what limit on (a) overall and (b) agricultural spending has been set by the European Economic Community Council of Ministers for 1987; and how this compares with the equivalent figures for 1986;

(2) if he will estimate (a) overall and (b) agricultural spending by the European Economic Community in 1986; what were the limits on spending set in 1985; what are the implications for the budgetary discipline framework agreed at Fontainebleau; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Brooke

I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.