When Fact Checks Bounce

“Facts from official sources”

Ah, I see you too use Excel.
In 2014, the UK’s net contribution to the EU (less the rebate, public and private sector receipts) was £8.4bn.
The net contribution (less public sector receipts) for 2016/17 was £8.1bn.

Why are Oettinger’s figures higher?

This graph was produced by the House of Commons Library.



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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters


This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.