The Terms of Britain’s Entry into the European Economic Community

  • John Paxton


The following sets out, in outline, the main points of agreement for Britain’s entry into the Community.
  1. (1)

    Transitional Period Five years from 1 January 1973.

  2. (2)

    Industrial Tariffs The removal of tariffs on goods traded amongst the Ten will be made in five stages each of 20 per cent, the first on 1 April 1973 and the last on 1 July 1977.



European Economic Community Custom Duty Export Credit British People Common External Tariff 
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Some Suggestions for Further Reading

  1. Kitzinger, U., Diplomacy and Persuasion (London, 1973 ).Google Scholar
  2. Krag, J. O., Le Danemark à l’heure du marché commun: Bloc-notes, 1971–1972 (Paris, 1974).Google Scholar
  3. Pisani, E., and others,Problems of British Entry into the E.E.C. (London, 1969).Google Scholar
  4. The United Kingdom and the European Communities (Cmnd. 4715, H.M.S.O., 1971).Google Scholar
  5. Young, S. Z., Terms of Entry (London, 1974 ).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© John Paxton and Mrs L. Walsh 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton
    • 1
  1. 1.Bruton, SomersetUK

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