Interview with Jackson, Robert

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

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HAEU Reference Code
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Recorded in 17 September 2011
Interview by Piers Ludlow

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Educational background; circumstances of appointment; 1975 referendum campaign; Economic and Social Committee; rise of Mrs Thatcher; Soames' role in 1975 campaign; functioning of Soames' cabinet; Rhodesia; linguistic balance in Brussels; Britain's position in the EC; European Parliament; Greek entry; relations with the US; Alec Home; Maurice Macmillan; Edward Heath; William Whitelaw; Jim Prior; Christopher Soames; Chris Patten; Uwe Kitzinger; Clive Gibson; David Hannay; Adrian Fortescue; Graham Avery; Richard Hay; Michael Richardson; Christopher Tugendhat; Ian Gilmore; David Howell; Roy Jenkins; Margaret Thatcher; Basil de Ferranti; Winston Churchill; Reginald Maudling; Mark Schreiber; George Thomson; Jane Morton; Robert Renwick; Georges Pompidou; François-Xavier Ortoli; Riccardo Perrisich; Altiero Spinelli; Harold Macmillan; Walter Hallstein; Peter Kirk; Jean Lecanuet; John Prescott; Claus Dieter Ehlermann; Guido Brunner; Jean Schweb; Edgar Faure; Philippe de Margerie; Randolph Churchill; Henry Kissinger; Patrick Reilly

Cited Persons

Avery, Graham, Brunner, Guido, Churchill, Randolph, Churchill, Winston, Ehlermann, Claus-Dieter, Faure, Edgar, Ferranti, Basil de, Fortescue, Adrian, Gibson, Clive, Gilmore, Ian, Hallstein, Walter, Hannay, David, Hay, Richard, Home, Alec, Howell, David, Kirk, Peter, Kissinger, Henry, Lecanuet, Jean, Macmillan, Harold, Margerie, Philippe De, Maudling, Reginald, Morton, Jane, Patten, Chris, Perrisich, Riccardo, Pompidou, Georges, Prescott, John, Prior, Jim, Reilly, Patrick, Renwick, Robert, Richardson, Michael, Schreiber, Mark, Schweb, Jean, Soames, Christopher, Spinelli, Altiero, Thompson, George, Whitelaw, William

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