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    THE FORMATION OF A UNITED EUROPE ASSOCIATION WAS ANNOUNCED IN LONDON OCTOBER 9TH. ITS PURPOSE?

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    THE FORMATION OF A UNITED EUROPE ASSOCIATION WAS ANNOUNCED IN LONDON OCTOBER 9TH. ITS PURPOSE WILL BE TO EDUCATE THE BRITISH PEOPLE INTO AN ACCEPTANCE OF THE BRITISH ENTRY INTO THE COMMON MARKET.

    A RECEPTION WAS HELD IN THE HOTEL IN THE STRAND IN LONDON, UNDER THE ASSOCIATION'S CHAIRMAN, SIR EDWARD BEDDINGTON-BEHRENS.

    LORD BOOTHBY SPOKE...S.O.F.

    MUCH DIFFERENCE OF OPINION HAS BEEN FELT IN BRITAIN ABOUT THIS QUESTION OF JOINING EUROPE IN THE COMMON MARKET. PARTICULARLY VOCIFEROUS HAVE BEEN THE FARMERS, SOME OF THE NATIONS OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH, WHO WISH TO EXAMINE MORE CAREFULLY THE TERMS UNDER WHICH THE BRITISH ENTRY WILL BE MADE.

    THE PURPOSE OF THE UNITED EUROPE ASSOCIATION IS TO UNDERTAKE AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAMME OF EDUCATION IN THE ENTIRE MATTER OF THE SOVEREIGN AND TRADE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BRITAIN AND EUROPE. THEY AIM TO HAVE AN EXTENSIVE SERIES OF CONFERENCES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, BUT INSIST THEY DO NOT SUBSCRIBE TO THE OPINION THAT BRITAIN SHOULD ENTER THE COMMON MARKET AT ANY PRICE. THEY CLING TO THE AGRICULTURAL AND COMMONWEALTH SAFEGUARDS THAT HAVE BEEN A FEATURE OF PUBLIC OPPOSITION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1T12SMZHN85HVYKGKHRLSOTGR
    Media URN:
    VLVA1T12SMZHN85HVYKGKHRLSOTGR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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