The EEC! An overview

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  • The EEC - Overview
    • The 1963 Application
      • Influence of Charles De Gaulle, vetoed both applications
      • Charles De Gaulle, who exercised Frances veto and blocked Britain's application
      • Negotiations were made to join the EEC but was derailed at the last moment
      • Fully pro Prime Minister for entry into EEC.
        • The 1973 Application
          • Passed in government
          • Mass pubic support
          • Diplomatic situation different to other years.
          • Charles De Gaulle was replaced by Georges Pompidou
            • He believed the EEC needed Britain
          • Pro EEC Prime Minister - Edward Heath
    • The 1973 Application
      • Passed in government
      • Mass pubic support
      • Diplomatic situation different to other years.
      • Charles De Gaulle was replaced by Georges Pompidou
        • He believed the EEC needed Britain
      • Pro EEC Prime Minister - Edward Heath
    • The 1967 Application
      • Devaluation of the pound- dropped by $2.40
      • Rejection based on economic grounds.
      • Wilson was lukewarm to the idea of the EEC entry.
      • Wilsons cabinet agreed for application
      • Charles De Gaulle was still French president and hadn't changed his mind.
      • The Labour Party was still divided.
      • Influence of Charles De Gaulle, vetoed both applications
  • Relationship with USA breaking down
    • Mass support for Britain and Heaths work on both applications
      • Only French presidents opinion that mattered.
      • The 1967 Application
        • Devaluation of the pound- dropped by $2.40
        • Rejection based on economic grounds.
        • Wilson was lukewarm to the idea of the EEC entry.
        • Wilsons cabinet agreed for application
        • Charles De Gaulle was still French president and hadn't changed his mind.
        • The Labour Party was still divided.

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