Course Module: 
British Government and Politics

For next week - putting the referendum debate into a political and historical context.

some key dates:

•1951
•Creation of ECSC under Treaty of Paris
•1957
•Creation of EEC under Treaty of Rome
•1960s
•De Gaulle rebuffs Britain’s application (1963, 1967)
•1973
•Britain (+ Den, Ire) members of EEC
•1986
•Deepening of internal market: Single European Act
•1992
•Deepening of political union: Treaty on European Union (‘Maastricht’)
•1997
•Treaty of Amsterdam
•2000
•Treaty of Nice
•2007
•Treaty of Lisbon
 
Also look out for the Bruge Speech - Thatcher and Geoffrey Howe's response.
Student Access: 
Postgraduate
Module note attachments: 

Supreme Court - separation of powers