British PM vows to fight EU payment despite warning of fines

Prime Minister David Cameron gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the end of a European Union Summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on October 24, 2014British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday brushed off an EU payment demand despite the European Commission’s warning that Britain faces fines if it does not pay up by December 1. “Britain will not be paying two billion euros to anyone on December 1 and we reject this scale of payment. “The scale and timing of this demand is unacceptable,” he said, earning cheers from members of his Conservative Party. The interim EU budget commissioner, Jacek Dominik, on Monday said Britain must contribute an extra 2.1 billion euros ($2.66 billion) to the European Union budget or face fines.

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