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'We should exercise the power of the purse'

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David Cameron was adamant that a cash freeze in the size of the EU budget for 2011 was necessary for Britain's economic stability.

But now there is to be a rise in European spending of just under three per cent.

Roger Helmer, Conservative MEP for the East Midlands, expresses his concerns at the deal.


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