- A unique and authoritative insight into the way Britain’s relationship with its EC/EU partners has developed since accession in 1973.
- Presents overviews of this relationship written by the eight men who have held the post of British Permanent Representative to the EC/EU.
- Provides a privileged view of the reality of Britain’s relationship with its EC/EU partners.
- Offers a fascinating insight into the changing nature of Britain and the British debate about European integration, and the changing nature of an ever larger and more complicated EU.
Introduction: Anand Menon.
Rt Hon Sir Michael Palliser GCMG 1973-1975.
Sir Donald Maitland GCMG, OBE 1975-1979.
Sir Michael Butler GCMG 1979-1985.
The Lord Hannay of Chiswick GCMG 1985-1990.
Sir John Kerr GCMG 1990-1995.
Sir Stephen Wall KCMG 1995-2000.
Sir Nigel Sheinwald KCMG 2000-2003.
John Grant CMG 2003 – present.
Conclusion: Anand Menon.