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Confessions of a Eurosceptic.

Author: David Heathcoat-Amory
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few are better placed to write on the United Kingdom's relations with the European Union than David Heathcoat-Amory. As a Member of Parliament, Minister of State and Privy Counselor, he witnessed two Prime Ministers wrestling with the 'elephant in the room'. He describes Margaret Thatcher's struggles against EU control and the clashes with cabinet colleagues which split the Conservative Party and brought her down.  Read more...
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Heathcoat-Amory, David.
Confessions of a Eurosceptic.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Heathcoat-Amory
ISBN: 9781783036189 1783036184
OCLC Number: 854975010
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Epigraph; Foreword; Chapter 1 --
Before Europe; Chapter 2 --
Parliament; Chapter 3 --
Government; Chapter 4 --
New Departments; Chapter 5 --
Minister for Europe; Chapter 6 --
The Treasury; Chapter 7 --
Resignation; Chapter 8 --
Opposition; Chapter 9 --
Death and its Aftermath; Chapter 10 --
Left at the Crossroads; Chapter 11 --
The Unexpected Happens Again; Chapter 12 --
The Last Campaign; Chapter 13 --
What Next; Index.

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Few are better placed to write on the United Kingdom's relations with the European Union than David Heathcoat-Amory. As a Member of Parliament, Minister of State and Privy Counselor, he witnessed two Prime Ministers wrestling with the 'elephant in the room'. He describes Margaret Thatcher's struggles against EU control and the clashes with cabinet colleagues which split the Conservative Party and brought her down. Under John Major, in the Whips' Office, the Treasury and Minister for Europe in the FCO, he played a pivotal role in the parliamentary battles over the Maastricht Treaty and events wh.

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