Sunday, May 15, 2005

EU budget balls-up

As predicted, the negotiations for the EU's new budget were not exactly easy, and have ended in collapse.

Brussels really isn't trying overly hard to make itself seem appealing in the run-up to contentious constitution referendums, is it? Bloody shambles.

2 Comments:

Anonymous robin said...

I see the Lib-dims are saying our rebate is unwarranted,the prats.
We shoved enough money into the pot,no more should be sent there.

5/15/2005 09:50:00 pm  
Blogger Nosemonkey said...

Do the maths. At its current level it IS unwarranted - in comparison to the other member states. It was set 20-odd years ago, and times have changed. Unfortunately, the likelihood of renegotiating it to a fairer level is pretty slim.

And robin, please - rather than continuing to make pointless comments with less than no purpose other than to get across you ill-thought-out received opinions, give some figures or facts or anything. Form a coherent argument for God's sake - it's not hard. Just for the love of God stop with these pathetic short sentence responses to everything. It's getting very tedious.

5/15/2005 10:26:00 pm  

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