Brandenburg NEEDS EU aid: German minister’s shock admission
Minister of finance Christian Gorke said the Brandenburg state must not be disadvantaged by the future budget savings of the European Union.
The state surrounds the German capital of Berlin and depends on EU funds.
Mr Gorke said: “As a land area we are dependent on funds from Brussels.”
Last year, Treasury figures revealed the UK paid about £13bn to the EU, around £200 per person, some of which then gets spent in the UK.
When the UK leaves the bloc, one of the key contributors along with Germany, France and the Netherlands, the EU will need to find budget savings.
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