Directive Essays

The Impact of Membership of the European Union

Edward Heath signed the Treaty of Rome in 1972 to officially join the EU, this decision has affected almost every aspect of the British political system. Laws enacted by the EU are directly applicable to the UK, the British Parliament can’t pass laws in areas where Community Law already exists and British courts must accept and enforce decisions made by the ECJ. One impact of membership of the EU is the proportion of our laws, rules and regulations that now…

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