§ Q14. Mr. McQuarrie
asked the Prime Minister if Her Majesty's Government have received the first repayment of £100 million from the European Community funds which was negotiated by her as part of the full £800 million repayment; and if she will make a statement.
§ The Prime Minister
Yes. The United Kingdom received a first payment of £97.6 million under the supplementary measures scheme on 31 December. Further payments of some £211 million under the financial mechanism and some £60 million under the supplementary measures scheme ale being made in the next few days.