Britain Might Be Unable to Join
Viewed from a perspective of history, General de Gaulle might well deserve to be regarded as the saviour and patron-saint of Britain, because he saved her from making the biggest mistake in her history. But he is no longer alive and cannot continue to save us from our own folly. Quite conceivably his influence on his former party and on the successor he had appointed might decline in the course of time, and with it would decline the rigidity of French resistance to Britain’s admission. Even so, it is advisable to envisage the possibility of a breakdown in the negotiations between Britain and the Common Market. Where would that leave us?
KeywordsCommon Agricultural Policy Labour Party Eventual Compromise British Market Lower Transport Cost
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