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But Downing Street insisted any funding to stabilise Greece during the process of leaving the eurozone should be for the eurozone countries alone - just like bail-outs for those inside the single currency bloc.
The longer the bail-outs go on, the more debt moves from the books of wobbly European banks onto the balance sheets of public institutions.
European governments have announced a flurry of bank bail-outs - but the rescue deals have only heightened fears that the contagion from the US credit crisis has much further to run.
In its current formthe bail-out would slam high taxes on working class, elderly, and deprived Americans - people facing the same problems as you.
The Prime Minister was set to get tough at a meeting of European leaders in Brussels last night where a further bail-out of the stricken Greek economy was being proposed.
Last week the cash-strapped country claimed it has shied away from asking for help, but a bail-out has been widely expected.
The aerospace industry did not need Government bail-outs but was worried money could be switched to other less successful areas, said Ian Godden, chief executive of the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC).
8bn handed to the group in last October's phase of bank bail-outs.
EU leaders yesterday flatly rejected a new multi-billion euro bail-out for eastern Europe, suggesting that additional aid be given to struggling nations only on a case-by-case basis.
FEARS about the European economy collapsing rose yesterday amid concerns Portugal and Spain will soon ask for a bail-out.
And despite pressure from new French president Francois Hollande to ease austerity and back growth, there remains no sign that Greece's partners are prepared to relax the terms of the bail-out deals.
Summary: Britain may have to pledge more than Au3 billion towards an emergency EU bail-out for Portugal.