UK Parliament and the EU
The UK joined the European Economic Community (EEC or Common Market – a union of six States) in January 1973. We look at the history of the EEC and trace the key events that have changed the Common Market the UK joined in the 1970s into the European Union of 28 States that we know today.
Find out about Parliament's relationship with the EU since the Second World War
Items from the Parliamentary Collections about Britain and Europe
Key dates in the history of Britain and the European Union
Parliament and the EU in the 21st century
Further resources on Parliament and the EU