Address given by Harold Macmillan on the United Kingdom's application for membership to the EC (31 July 1961)

On 31 July 1961, Harold Macmillan, British Prime Minister, announces to the House of Commons his Government’s decision formally to apply for the accession of the United Kingdom to the European Economic Community (EEC).

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Source: MACMILLAN, Harold. European Economic Community (Government Policy). In: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.. Parliamentary Debates: House of Commons. Official Report. Second session of the Forty-Second Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Tenth year of the reign of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1960/1961. No 645; fifth series, pp. 928-931.

Copyright: Crown copyright is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the Queen's Printer for Scotland

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