HC Deb 07 June 1988 vol 134 cc539-40W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will provide a table showing details of total payments to the European Economic Community budget for 1987 and total receipts for each of the member countries of the European Economic Community.

Mr. Brooke

[holding answer 27 May 1988]: Details of payments made by the European Economic Community to member states in 1987 are not readily available. The own resources payments made by member states to the Community in 1987 were as follows:—

Belgium 1,702
Denmark 845
Germany 9,385
Greece 340
Spain 1,700
France 7,330
Ireland 338
Italy 5,192
Luxembourg 74
Netherlands 2,372
Portugal 342
United Kingdom 5,728

Source: European Commission documents.