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We’ve got our hands on a leaked copy of the latest HermanVan Rompuy (HvR) proposal for the EU budget (see here for the full doc). The headline spending figure remains broadly unchanged in the new proposal, standing at €1,014bn (a €4bn increase), …

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Confused by the various figures flying around in the EU budget talks? When is a freeze a freeze and not an increase etc? Don’t feel bad, everyone is confused. There are a number of ways to calculate the increase or otherwise in the EU budget, dependi…

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