Brussels set for ‘biggest fight ever’ as cash paid by nations into EU to rise by BILLIONS



A big pour in the EU budget is set to cause a fight between EU politicians

The draft 2018 budget, which on be presented to the European Parliament in Brussels today, is expected to increase to hither £121.4bn compared to £116.7bn in payments for this year.

Historically, payments attired in b be committed to remained lower until a rush in the final two years of the seven-year EU budget which give the coup de grѓces at the end of 2020.

An EU diplomat revealed to Politico they are expecting the budget announcement to be “one of the biggest brawls ever”.

The EU budget, which is proposed by the unelected European Commission, has to benefit consensus from all member states but final calculations of payments from all 28 boonies are not completed until after the budget year is over and information not far from revenue and expenditure is available.

However, the German government is believed to be teaching for the battle early by putting forward plans to freeze funds to nations which do not respect the rule of law and Getty

Gunter Oettinger, European Commissioner for Budget and Accommodating Resources, will present the budget

The latest figures show Brussels set for 'biggest fight ever' as cash paid by nations into EU to rise by BILLIONS

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The unconsumed 20 member states all receive more than they pay in, with Poland gaining the sundry and Greece the second most in terms of the difference between what they pay in and how much they accept.

Most of the newer members in eastern Europe benefit by billions of din inti much to the anger of the likes of Germany and France who say they are propping them up teeth of their values and laws not being in tune.


MEPs in the European Parliament are set to ponder over the draft EU budget


Poland benefits the most in cash words from the EU

Before the current budget term the CAP was the EU’s largest expenditure notice, with 46.7 per cent of cash being put into the farming sponsorship.

As of 2014 spending on the CAP has decreased to less than 40 per cent as devoting on growth, including infrastructure projects across the bloc, has increased to 49.55 per cent.