The United Kingdom’s gross contribution to the EU has risen to a shocking £18.5 billion a year, or £51 million a day, government statistics have revealed. That’s a rise of 5.7 percent from 2009 to 2010. The figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) also show that receipts from the EU – the money we get back – fell to £8.1 billion, causing Britain’s net contribution to increase from £6.7 billion to £10.3 billion, or £28 million a day in 2010.
By Stephen Palmer – Despite Europe’s dire financial condition, the EU has proudly announced its member states’ highest ever aid contribution to foreign countries, totalling £47 billion for 2010.
The European Commission has formally admitted that it is has no idea at all how much Turkish membership of the European Union will cost and has furthermore not bothered or even thought about making such a calculation.
Figures from the European Union’s (EU) Eurostat department have revealed that Britain accepts more non-European immigrants than any other EU country, with the exception of Spain.
The European Commission (EC) has admitted that regulation and red tape created artificially by the European Union costs businesses in excess of £110 billion, or €130 billion, every year.
A leaked European Commission document has revealed that in terms of the secret EU/India Free Trade Agreement, Britain is to take 20,000 Indian IT workers every year, even though there is a 17 percent unemployment rate amongst British IT graduates.
Migrationwatch UK’s Sir Andrew Green gave further evidence of his increasing disenchantment with the Conservative Party with a new press release which accused the ConDem regime of “secretly” negotiating an EU Trade Agreement which will give British jobs to Indians and urged the Government to “come clean” on the topic.
On the same day that the ConDem regime announced massive cuts to frontline services to British people, the European Parliament voted in a new budget which is set to increase the cost of British membership of the EU membership by nearly a billion pounds every year.
The latest YouGov survey on Britain’s continued membership of the European Union has producing a ringing endorsement for the British National Party’s policy of complete withdrawal from that body.
Tory Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced his commitment to betray Britain’s interests at every possible opportunity through a policy of actively seeking Turkey’s EU membership, subjecting foreign policy to America’s interests and by increasing foreign aid to nations which he admitted will soon have economies larger than ours.