An illuminating article from Chris Heaton-Harris MEP. Some example budget items:
- National support programmes for the wine sector – £662m.
- European Foods Safety Agency – £58.3m.
- Jean Monnet programme and similar, to “support institutions active in the field of European integration” – £779m.
- EU as a Global Player – £6.2bn.
- Contributions to European political parties “which contribute to forming a European awareness” – £8.3m.