European Community (Membership)

Part of Orders of the Day — Business of the House (Supply) – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th April 1975.

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Photo of Mr Frank Hooley Mr Frank Hooley , Sheffield, Heeley 12:00 am, 8th April 1975

The point 1 was making was that when the oil crisis hit the European Community it was totally helpless to cope with it. It was only by a combination, through the IMF, of all the industrial countries of the world—the United States, Japan, Canada and the Europeans—in a genuine international forum that the problem was solved. It was not done in Brussels.