Saturday, 8 November 2014

George Osborne’s claims of an EU budget victory don’t stack up

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. "

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