britain and the european union
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Britain and the European Union

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Britain and the European Union - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 88 Views
  • Uploaded on

Britain and the European Union. What do you mean we’re Europeans?. Four freedoms [all of movement] goods people capital services. Requires: abolition of customs controls removal of border controls UK thought that as an island this didn’t apply forgot airports. The Single European Act.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Britain and the European Union' - vernon-ballard


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
britain and the european union

Britain and the European Union

What do you mean we’re Europeans?

the single european act
Four freedoms [all of movement]

goods

people

capital

services

Requires:

abolition of customs controls

removal of border controls

UK thought that as an island this didn’t apply

forgot airports

The Single European Act
schengen
If freedom of movement, freedom of criminals

and how do you control immigration?

Extradition?

Rules of admissibility of evidence?

Schengen Information System

hot pursuit

common visas

identity cards

Sorry, we’re British. We’re not going to open our borders.

Schengen
the single currency
Pure Thatcher:

reduce govt borrowing

reduce public spending

so why didn’t the UK like it?

Queen’s head!!!

Business cycle linked to US not Europe

London or Frankfurt?

Hot money and big bang

The Single Currency
qmv and community matters first pillar
Council, Commission or parliament?

Codecision [Amsterdam]

Santergate and vetting Commissioners et al

end to veto

Changing balance between nation states and Community

Too many Commissioners

10+ new members coming in not very democratic, either

Germany now huge

superstate?

subsidiarity

QMV and Community matters [first pillar]
common foreign and defence policy second pillar
Failure in Bosnia

US isolationism

save money re: procurement

save money on diplomats

speak with one voice

be more powerful

Us Brits fight best||

We won the war!!

No common friends no common foes only common interests!!

Rapid Response Force

Common Foreign and Defence Policy [second pillar]
justice and home affairs third pillar
Where did this come from?

Organised crime

drugs

terrorism

antiques

immigration

Need for common laws

human rights

judicial procedures

England and Wales have different system

Scotland like North Europe

Southern Europe changing?

Justice and Home Affairs [third pillar]
enlargement
Group of Seven promises from 1991

if East Europe adopts market reforms and democracy can join EU

means CAP must go

UK likes enlargement

wider not deeper!

Is it feasible?

Where do we stop? Vladivostok?

East German lesson. Costs more than think

organised crime

fraud

10 new countries?

Turkey, Cyprus, Malta

Enlargement
enlargement1
Group of Seven promises from 1991

if East Europe adopts market reforms and democracy can join EU

means CAP must go

UK likes enlargement

wider not deeper!

Is it feasible?

Where do we stop? Vladivostok?

East German lesson. Costs more than think

organised crime

fraud

10 new countries?

Turkey, Cyprus, Malta

Enlargement
ad