DID YOU KNOW?
Contribution to the EU
COST OF EU TO UK
TAXPAYERS 125 £ BILLION A YEAR BY 1012
[Surely we need
this wasted resource in order to help us out of our
The most immediate
and obvious benefit of withdrawal would, of course,
be the saving of Britain's annual net contribution
to the EU BUDGET (over £7BILLION in 2007).
The cost of over
regulation has been put at a massive £26 BILLION
to calculate with precision, the opportunity
costs of membership 1.e. the cost of
missing out on economic opportunities by virtue of
EU membership are also HUGE.
Ian Miln has
suggested by 2013 these could rise to 12.5 % of GDP
resulting in an opportunity COST in that year
£125 BILLION ANNUALLY at 2004 VALUES.
Gerard Batten, the
UKIP MEP has recently calculated that in all the
total annual net cost of Britain's membership of the
Staunching the flow
of British money to the EU would permit resources to
be used more productively than at present and would
enable a future BRITISH GOVERNMENT to reduce the
MOUNTAINS OF DEBT now BEING BUILT UP.
It is only
necessary to list the sums involved and purposes for
which they are being SPENT to recognise that on COST
GROUNDS ALONE the case for heading RAPIDLY for the
EU EXIT DOOR is growing STRONGER as the FINANCIAL
and ECONOMIC STORM clouds grow DARKER.
WARNING FROM OUR MAN IN WASHINGTON IN 1996 -EURO DOOMED TO