The European Union and Other Supranational Entanglements

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199546954
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191720031 | DOI:
The European Union and Other Supranational Entanglements

Show Summary Details


EU membership and parliamentary sovereignty. The Schuman Plan and supranationalism. The United Kingdom's early attempts to join. The 1972 debates. The 1975 referendum. The Single European Act and its incorporation into domestic law. Factortame and the destruction of parliamentary sovereignty.

Keywords: European Union; Schuman Plan; Monnet, Jean; supranationalism; intergovernmentalism; Luxembourg Compromise; UK accession; Powell, Enoch; sovereignty; Single European Act; Cockfield, Lord; Thatcher, Margaret; Factortame

Chapter.  8162 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.