Ian Gilmour: Britain and Europe, 10 December 1998
Show More This Blessed Plot: Britain and Europe from Churchill to Blair by Hugo Young.
Macmillan, 558 pp., £20, November 1998, 0 333 57992 5Show More
“... Jenkins the other heroes are the usually unsung civil servants: Lee, O’Neill, Robinson, Butler, Palliser etc, who shepherded us into the Community with a skill and persistence which almost made up for the visionless complacency of their Forties’ and Fifties’ predecessors. Young is impressed by Heath’s ability at their crucial meeting in May 1971 to ...”