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Britain, Germany and the way forward for the eu Union outlines the adjustments in British and German eu rules which were attribute of a technique of normalization in either nations. Schweiger examines attainable components for cooperation among Britain and Germany on significant eu concerns (institutional and procedural reform, EMU, monetary reform, CFSP and expansion) and the aptitude value that the sort of operating partnership may have in the enlarged ecu Union.

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The question of leaving the Community had been answered, at least for the foreseeable future, but anyone who expected the United Kingdom to become a more active member within the Community after 1975 was proven wrong. Successive British government continued to be extremely reluctant to actively engage in the EEC. In the wake of the 1975 referendum, British attitude towards Europe was characterised by an unholy alliance between Eurosceptics from the left and right of the political spectrum. For more than a decade, this alliance would dominate the public discussion of European issues in Britain, supported by an anti-European tabloid press.

Interested in preventing any further damage to its relations with the Commonwealth countries. The pre-negotiations for EEC membership in 1961 clearly showed that the United Kingdom was careful not to damage its already strained 34 Britian, Germany and the Future of the European Union relations with the Commonwealth countries further through engagement in Europe. 26 The idea behind this was that membership of the EEC was supposed to compensate for the loss of influence within the Commonwealth and to strengthen Britain’s economic performance.

114). The fact that Britain had not been defeated and occupied during any of the two World Wars played a big role in the British refusal to abandon its traditional foreign policy approach. Because Britain’s fate differed so much from that of the continental countries, the notion of being different from the rest of Europe continued to prevail. The British attitude of ‘us’ and ‘them’ (May, 1999, p. 92) towards continental Europe therefore persisted. As a result, British leaders were quite happy to let the rest of Europe go ahead with the development of European integration without initially becoming involved.

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