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Nations, Regions, and Europe: The UK Experience

Michael Keating and Barry Jones

in The European Union and the Regions

Published in print May 1995 | ISBN: 9780198279990
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599552 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019827999X.003.0004
 Nations, Regions, and Europe: The UK Experience

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Minority nationalists and other representatives of the UK periphery were traditionally hostile to Europe but were converted in the 1980s. In the absence of elected governments, the territories are represented in Europe through the Secretaries of State for Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, and through consortia of local authorities.

Keywords: Britain; European integration; Northern Ireland; Scotland; United Kingdom; Wales

Chapter.  9363 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: European Union

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