HC Deb 10 December 1987 vol 124 cc226-8W
Mr. Teddy Taylor

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the outcome of the European Community Budget Council meeting on 9 December.

Mr. Brooke

The Budget Council met in Brussels on 9 December. I represented the United Kingdom.

The Council held further discussions on the establishment of a 1988 draft budget. I again made clear that any draft budget must respect the own resources ceiling. The Council adjourned without reaching agreement.

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