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What Cameron should have known: Q &A. CEPS Commentary, 4 November 2014

Núñez Ferrer, Jorge (2014) What Cameron should have known: Q &A. CEPS Commentary, 4 November 2014. [Policy Paper]

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    The surprise revelation that the UK would be paying a surcharge to the EU budget of €2.1 billion sent Prime Minister Cameron into a rampage. How could this misunderstanding have arisen, as the resources mechanism of the EU budget uses a rather rigid method of calculation agreed by all member states? In this Commentary, CEPS budget specialist Jorge Núñez Ferrer has adopted a Q&A format to provide a straightforward technical explanation of how the surcharge came about in an attempt to dispel the Machiavellian phantasies it has inspired in journalists and eurosceptics alike.

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > U.K.
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > budgets & financing
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels) > CEPS Commentaries
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2014 09:56
    Number of Pages: 3
    Last Modified: 05 Nov 2014 09:56

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