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effect of the United Kingdom"s membership of the EEC on race relations and immigration minutes of evidence. Session 1977-78, Wednesday 19th April 1978, Home Office. by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on Race Relations and Immigration.

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  On 23 June , Britain voted to leave the European Union. Writing ahead of the vote, historian Robert Saunders looked back at the first UK-wide referendum, held in on the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Economic Community (EEC), and considers what we can learn from its outcome.   There were a range of reasons. Partly, it was a power politics thing: the UK at that stage was 18 years out of a global war which it won, and France had clearly lost that war. It is impressive that, even in the s, French politicians were talki. Britain and the EEC. In Britain applied for membership of the EEC. This was vetoed by French President Charles de Gaulle, who was concerned that British membership would weaken the French voice within Europe. He also feared that close Anglo-American relations would lead to the United States increasing its influence in Europe. The extent and the targets of racist attitudes in Great Britain have varied over the course of time. The history of racism in the United Kingdom is heavily linked to its relationship with its former colonies and citizens that comprised the British Empire, many of whom settled in Great Britain, particularly following World War was mitigated by the attitudes and norms of the British.