§ 21. Mr. Ron Brown
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much the common agricultural policy has cost the British Exchequer during the past five years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Curry
The information is as follows. In addition, however, the Exchequer supports CAP spending elsewhere in the Community through our net contribution to the EC budget.
United Kingdom Public Expenditure under the CAP1 £ million 1987–88 1,611 1988–89 1,363 1989–90 1,230 1990–91 1,848 1991–92 2,000 1 United Kingdom expenditure under the CAP covers market support and structural aid schemes.