Corby and East Northamptonshire Conservatives
The UK will have to pay an extra £770 million pounds because of EU Budget increase- An insult to the British taxpayer
Finance Ministers who met in Brussels yesterday reached a deal for an unjustified increase in EU budget allowing the amount of €7.3bn to be issued immediately and a possible €3.9bn later in the year. The UK taxpayer will have to dish out an extra £770 million pounds to compensate for this.
"Unbelievable, stupid and short sighted" claimed Nirj Deva MEP for the South East when news of the decision of some of the EU's Finance Ministers to increase the EU Budget in 2013 by 7.3 billion Euros was announced against the wishes of the UK, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Austria and the Netherlands.
Nirj Deva went on to state: "In February David Cameron fought valiantly to stop the seven year EU Budget...
I wept when I heard the news that Margaret Thatcher was no more. I wept for the passing away of a friend who had been immensely kind to me over my political career. That is quite natural but my tears were for something more.
Margaret Thatcher was unique, not because she was Britain's first woman Prime Minister, not because she virtually, single-handedly transformed a nation, not because fearlessly and tirelessly she turned a bankrupt, strike ridden, nanny state into being at the forefront of global economic success and not because she valued freedom over serfdom, monetary and fiscal discipline over debt and individual rights over state dominance, but because she was beyond anything else...