Interview with Audland, Christopher

From the The European Commission 1973-1986. Memories of an institution Collection

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Recorded in 08 September 2010
Interview by Piers Ludlow

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Au cours de l'interview le témoin a abordé les sujets suivants: Euratom's functions, arrival of British in Brussels, appointment procedure, 1975 referendum, European Parliament, British MEPs, Commission views of EP, impact of direct elections, manuel de procédure, administrative cultures, DG Energy, Noël's importance, computerisation, relations with COREPER, linguistic balance, EPC, acceptance of Commission role in EPC, Venice Declaration, Commission attitude towards EPC, implementation of Community law, briefing Jenkins, economic and monetary affairs, energy policy, testifying to member state parliaments, relations with the United States, relations with Gulf states, impact of enlargement (Greece, Spain, Portugal), Thorn Commission problems, European School, delegation procedure, Chernobyl, Konrad Adenauer, Walter Hallstein, Robert Schuman, Christopher Soames, Edward Heath, George Thomson, Len Williams, Richard Hay, Roy Denman, Emile Noël, François Ortoli, Roy Jenkins, Klaus Meyer, Gaston Thorn, Giann Tommaso Scarascia-Mugnozza, Michael Palliser, Luc de Nanteuil, Michael Butler, Wilhelm Haferkampf, Henri Etienne, Etienne Davignon, Claude Cheysson, Crispin Tickell, Finn Gundelach, Wilhelm Gmelin, Ali Atiga, Jean Durieux, Jean-François Deniau, Ralf Dahrendorf, Henri Simmonet, Altiero Spinelli, Guido Brunner, Raymond Vouël, Christopher Tugendhat, Margaret Thatcher, Peter Sutherland, Franz Decosta

Cited Persons

Adenauer, Konrad, Atiga, Ali, Brunner, Guido, Butler, Michael, Dahrendorf, Ralf, Decosta, Franz, Deniau, Jean-François, Denman, Roy, Durieux, Jean, Etienne, Henri, Gmelin, Wilhelm, Hallstein, Walter, Hay, Richard, Meyer, Klaus, Nanteuil, Luc de, Palliser, Michael, Scarascia Mugnozza, Carlo, Schuman, Robert, Soames, Christopher, Spinelli, Altiero, Sutherland, Peter, Thompson, George, Tickell, Crispin, Vouel, Raymond, Williams, Len

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