PM defends EU budget position

David Cameron has defended the collapse of talks aimed at agreeing the EU budget, saying: "We are not going to be tough on budgets at home and sign up to big increases in European spending in Brussels."

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UK taxpayers 'won't pay for unaffordable EU increases'

Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons that he rejected the EU budget proposed at last week's summit in Brussels as the spending increases were not a good deal for British taxpayers. He said:

"We are not going to be tough on budgets at home and sign up to big increases in European spending in Brussels"

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