EU Budget

Whips in Sir George Young's team have been telling Tory MPs that to rebel on tomorrow's EU budget motion would be to undermine the stability of the coalition government. Picture: Getty

EU budget: MPs warned revolt ‘could undermine coalition’

30 October 2012 17:45

It was inevitable that the new team of whips was going to be rather unsettled by tomorrow’s vote on the…

Jacob Rees-Mogg has tabled an amendment to tomorrow's EU budget debate which the whips hope to use to deflate a big rebellion. Picture: Getty

Tory whips in a flap over EU budget rebellion deploy Rees-Mogg

30 October 2012 13:32

At this morning’s Cabinet meeting, ministers discussed tomorrow’s debate on the EU budget, which is shaping up to be a…

Why David Cameron isn’t proposing a cut in the EU budget

29 October 2012 15:40

Cutting the EU budget is a very good idea. Much of it is spent inefficiently and its priorities are all…

David Cameron needs to clarify that his personal desire would be for a cut in the EU budget, even if that is an unrealistic demand. Picture: Getty

Cameron outfoxed from right and left on EU budget

29 October 2012 12:18

David Cameron now appears to have been outfoxed by his own backbench and the Labour party on the European budget.…

David Cameron with Herman Van Rompuy, who he met last week to discuss the forthcoming EU budget summit. Picture: Getty

EU budget: Cameron’s leadership under pressure

29 October 2012 8:54

David Cameron is already irritating European leaders with his refusal to support any real-terms increases in the multi annual EU…

Angela Merkel is currently threatening to cancel the European budget summit if David Cameron threatens to veto every deal on the table. Picture: Carla Millar

Dave vs Angela, round 2

22 October 2012 12:06

David Cameron appears to be looking for a suite of examples for his party that he’s still fighting their corner.…

Question: how much do we contribute towards the EU budget?

28 October 2010 16:52

Answer: it depends on how you look at it. I’ve put together the chart below (click for a larger version),…

Labour’s hypocrisy on the EU budget

28 October 2010 16:10

Labour’s Shadow Europe Minister, Wayne David, has been busy castigating David Cameron for his apparent failure to secure an EU…