MC:P2/7/3C Correspondence on joining the EEC
MC:P2/7/3C/1 Mar 1967–Jan 1968
Folder of papers relating to the UK’s abortive attempt to join the EEC. Items include correspondence and papers from the Conservative Research Department, and a letter sent by Dodds-Parker and five other Conservative MPs to 15 European newspapers in support of the EEC. Correspondents include Edward Heath, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, and George Brown [27 items].
MC:P2/7/3C/2 9 Apr 1967
Letter to Dodds-Parker from Harold Wilson inviting him to be a representative for the Conservatives for the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe.
MC:P2/7/3C/3 26 Nov–1 Dec 1970
Folder containing 5 letters to and from Dodds-Parker concerning the appointment of MPs to the Council of Europe and other Assemblies. Correspondents include John Peel and Peter Thomas.
MC:P2/7/3C/4 May 1972–Nov 1974
Folder of correspondence on Parliamentary business, both at Westminster and Strasbourg. Subjects include Radio Free Europe, assistance to Polish refugees and Dodds-Parker’s dealings with the sugar trade. Correspondents include Anthony Royle, Senator J.W. Fulbright and Goronwy Roberts [27 items].
MC:P2/7/3C/5 Mar 1974–Mar 1975
Bundle of letters to and from Dodds-Parker on miscellaneous matters in the Westminster and European Parliaments. Subjects include the EEC, the North Atlantic Assembly, Dodds-Parker’s invitation by the Labour Government to join an advisory panel on UN affairs, affairs of the Great Britain-USSR Association, drafting parts of the Conservative Party’s manifesto for the next general election and Dodds-Parker’s retirement from both Parliaments.
Correspondents include the Spanish and Turkish Ambassadors to London, Prince Zare Jakob (acting Crown Prince of Ethiopia), David Ennals, Senator William Fulbright, Sir Edwin Leather, and Sir Bernard Braine [94 items].
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