Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (195)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

195. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline Ireland's financial contribution to the EU for the past ten years. [30251/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

Data on Ireland’s EU Budget contributions are published annually by my Department in the Budget & Economic Statistics bulletin. The table below contains the most recently published data. Ireland’s contribution for 2012 will be published in my Department’s Budget and Economic Statistics bulletin for 2013, due to be published in the autumn.

Year

EU Budget Payment

€m

2002

1,011.2

2003

1,190.4

2004

1,185.5

2005

1,496.9

2006

1,529.7

2007

1,570.0

2008

1,586.7

2009

1,486.3

2010

1,352.4

2011

1,349.7

Notes

National annual figures may differ in some instances to European Commission published figures. This is due to a number of factors including different accounting periods and practices.Rounding may affect totals.

Sources: Department of Finance & Paying Authorities