References, in line with the nature of this series, have been kept to the minimum of quotations whose source is not obvious from the text.
Spinelli called the Single Act a ‘dead mouse’ in his speech to the European Parliament on 16 January 1986, reprinted in Altiero Spinelli, Discorsi al Parlamento Europeo, ed. Pier Virgilio Dastoli (Bologna, 1987), p. 369. Jenkins recalled his choice of a theme to ‘move Europe forward’ in European Diary 1977–1981 (London, 1989), pp. 22-3.
Margaret Thatcher spoke of ‘a European super-state’ in her Britain and Europe: Text of the Speech Delivered in Bruges by the Prime Minister on 20th September 1988 (London: Conservative Political Centre, 1988), p. 4.
Bevin and Victoria Station is to be found in Michael Charlton, The Price of Victory (London, 1983), pp. 43-4.
Poos on ‘the hour of Europe’ was reported in the New York Times, 29 June 1991, p. 4.
The Community ‘as an example’ is from Jean Monnet, Les États-Unis d’Europe ont commencé: Discours et allocutions 1952–1954 (Paris, 1955), p. 128.
The EC as ‘the most important member of Gatt’ is from Lawrence B. Krause, European Economic Integration and the United States (Washington, DC, 1968), p. 225.
The EC and ‘effective international law-making’ is from Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Financial and Monetary Integration in Europe: 1990, 1992 and Beyond (London and New York, 1990), p. 28.