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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionLousy dog ... he just sits on my patch of Brussels and peas!
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Published byThe Independent
Date23 Nov 2012
FormatNewspaper
Person DepictedCameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Cable; Vincent (1943-)
NotesNews: "David Cameron clashed with Brussels officials last night as European Union leaders edged towards agreement on the EU's proposed Euro 973bn (786bn pound) budget for 2014-20. The Prime Minister demanded a Euro 6bn reduction in the EU's Euro 56bn administration costs by cutting the pay and perks of officials. There was little sign that would be accepted, but EU leaders did back his call for cuts in planned spending on infrastructure projects. After meeting the 27 leaders individually, Herman Van Rompuy, who is chairing the summit as President of the European Council, tabled a revised budget at a working dinner which broke up just before midnight. In an attempt to woo France, he raised planned spending on farm subsidies by Euro 7.7bn and, to placate poorer nations, increased the budget for regional grants by Euro 11bn. A planned Euro 46bn fund designed to boost economic growth through major projects in transport, energy and broadband was scaled back. ... " Andrew Grice The Independent
Subjectsbulldogs
UK
brussels sprouts
Brussels
European Union
prime ministers
Conservative Party
Business
Copyright contact detailsdavebrowntoons@btinternet.com
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GB/BCA/8128Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-)1966 Oct. 9-  
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