Submitted by Joy Johnson on 29 January 2013 - 9:11pm
British Government and Politics
For next week - putting the referendum debate into a political and historical context.
some key dates:
•Creation of ECSC under Treaty of Paris
•Creation of EEC under Treaty of Rome
•De Gaulle rebuffs Britain’s application (1963, 1967)
•Britain (+ Den, Ire) members of EEC
•Deepening of internal market: Single European Act
•Deepening of political union: Treaty on European Union (‘Maastricht’)
•Treaty of Amsterdam
•Treaty of Nice
•Treaty of Lisbon
Also look out for the Bruge Speech - Thatcher and Geoffrey Howe's response.