Budget

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — European Community – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 1983.

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Photo of Mr Ioan Evans Mr Ioan Evans , Cynon Valley 12:00 am, 20th July 1983

Will the Foreign Secretary confirm that the resources of the Community are drying up and that by October there will be a financial crisis if own resources are not increased? As the British net contribution this year is £1,140 million, which is about equal to the entire British aid programme to the Commonwealth and the countries of the underdeveloped world, when will the right hon. and learned Gentleman come to the House to say what action he will take to ensure that Britain gets a fair deal in the Market?