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eu budget

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, comments on today’s EU budget talks:

Not a single penny more for the EU’s begging bowl

You only have to imagine the ludicrous scene, of Luxembourg officials scrabbling over some dusty Spanish hillside in search of 150 non-existent merinos to see that they have only scratched the surface of the abuse.

There are fields that are forests that are meant to be farmed. There are forests that are meant to be fields, and we are paying subsidy for both.

The EU budget will never be properly policed because the cash doesn’t properly belong to any nation — it belongs to “everybody”.


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