Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

3:30 pm

Photo of Charlie McConalogueCharlie McConalogue (Donegal, Fianna Fail)
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The Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden have made a calculation that it does not make sense for them to give additional funds to the CAP because they will not get them back. What are our calculations on that? We are a net contributor overall. If we were to make additional contributions to the European budget, how much would we get back? Would we get back as much as we put in?