§ Dr. Hampson
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out Britain's net payment to the European Community for each of the financial years 1980, 1984 and 1988, with the equivalent figures for France and Germany in constant money terms.
§ Mr. Brooke
[holding answer 7 April 1989]: The information requested for the United Kingdom is set out below. Equivalent figures for other member states are not available.
Net contributions to the EC budget (£ million) Year Cash Value At constant 1988 prices1 1980 706 1,138 1984 656 802 21988 1,362 1,362 1 Constant prices have been constructed using the GDP deflator at market prices. 2 Provisional figure.