Thursday, June 14

The Huge Payments

The above chart shows our current estimated "contributions" to the European Union (less rebates), up until 2013 - courtesy of Lord Stoddart of Swindon, who asked the question in the Lords.
At just over £10 billion, this year's payment is nearly a third of the defence budget. It is also enough to bulid and staff ten new hospitals each year and with the money left over run them for ever.
Comments in the section below as to why the UK remains a member of the EU?

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