EU Budget: Contributions

House of Lords written question – answered at on 19 November 2014.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what were their estimates of the United Kingdom contribution to the European Union budget in 2014–15 prior to the communication of the increased contribution of £1.7 billion now sought by the European Commission.

Photo of Lord Deighton Lord Deighton The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

The Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) forecast of March 2014, estimates the UK’s net contribution to the EU Budget for 2014-15 as £9.1 billion.

Full information can be found in Table 2.21 of the OBR’s “economic and fiscal outlook supplementary fiscal table”[1].

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http://budgetresponsibility.org.uk/economic-fiscal-outlook- march-2014/.

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