Mark Hoban (Financial Secretary, HM Treasury; Fareham, Conservative)
After taking account of the UK abatement, the UK's total contribution to the EU Budget in June was £577,749,731.10. This consisted of two payments the first on
The Government are working hard, both in discussions on the annual EU Budget and elsewhere, to limit UK contributions from the increased levels the previous Government signed up to. We believe that it is only fair that the EU Budget plays its part in the difficult fiscal consolidation faced by many EU member states.