EU raids UK piggy bank
The massive increase is exposed in the small print of Alistair Darling’s Budget. It also reveals that over the next three years taxpayers will give the EU £16.3BILLION.
Gordon Brown had declared in last year’s Budget that our overall contribution to the EU this year would be £3.3billion.
But Chancellor Mr Darling has now admitted the actual figure turned out to be £4.1billion – £800million more than predicted. The Sun
That extra amount would be enough to pay for 30,000 nurses or 25,000 squaddies –
or give every taxpayer a £22 rebate.