Archive of Margaret Thatcher
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Conservative archive on UK, Common Market, EEC and EU

The Conservatives may have a more Eurosceptic appearance than most Westminster parties, but history shows a more Europhile tone.

In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot spoke to Simon Usherwood from the University of Surrey on the party's complicated on-off affair with Brussels.

And he looked into the archive of Edward Health, Margaret Thatcher and John Major. as the Common Market transformed into the EEC and EU.

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