CapX / Daniel Hannan
The only thing the Chancellor has achieved is a slight delay in the
payment. Britain will cough up next year rather than now, and will not
be billed for interest in the mean time. Well, OK, fine. But the bill
remains the same. The PM had said he wouldn’t pay ‘anything like’ the
sum in question. In fact, as the European Commission has confirmed, the
sum has not changed by a single euro. "