The Decision to Seek Entry into the European Community
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Gresham College Lectures
The Decision to Seek Entry into the European Community
Jan 14, 2014
Gresham College
This lecture analyses the background to Harold Macmillan's decision in 1961 to join the European Community, a reversal of previous Conservative policy. Labour opposed entry, although, in office after 1964, it too sought to join the Community. But Britain's second application in 1967, under a Labour government, also met with a rebuff from President de Gaulle of France.

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