The EU Budget 2007 - 2013 - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 14 December 2012 | Standard notes SN06463

Authors: Grahame Allen

Topic: EU budget, Europe

This note sets out the main principles that determine the shape and size of the European Union (EU) Budget for the period 2007-2013. It outlines the budget setting processes, contributions the UK makes, details of the UK abatement, and contributions by other Member States.

The note then looks at the current legislative position with regards to the 2011, 2012 and 2013 EU Budgets.

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