The Tory campaign in 1966 was not a success, but neither was it a complete failure. Heath’s warnings of economic troubles ahead were vindicated as early as July.
Yesterday evening the House of Lords defeated attempts to grant the British people a referendum on the EU Treaty. Published below are extracts from the contributions that Tory peers made to the debate. Lord Howe of Aberavon argues that the 1975 referendum damaged Britain’s standing in Europe: "Although it went the right way, having the […]
Lord Howell of Guildford: "The truth is that the international scene has metamorphosed into an amazing new network of states, and it is time for new platforms and coalitions. The idea of the EU as a bloc with a single foreign policy, whether intended to confront America or for any other purpose, is—to put it […]