Stephen Wall is a former member of the British Diplomatic Service and author of the book Reluctant European.
In January 2020, the UK became the first country to leave the European Union after a troubled 47-year membership.What was at the core of the country’s semi-detachment to the EU? Was the UK’s eventual inevitable or was it a tragedy of errors and misunderstandings borne of divergent political cultures? What does the future hold for the relationship?In his new book Reluctant European: Britain and the European Union from 1945 to Brexit (Oxford UP, 2020), Stephen Wall provides unique insight with this narrative political history, having served in the foreign office from 1968, worked for two prime ministers, and ended his career as the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU in Brussels then as head of the European policy for Tony Blair.Tim Gwynn Jones is an economic and political-risk analyst at Medley Global Advisors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Birthdate
Jan 10th, 1947
Episode Count
1
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
40 minutes, 13 seconds
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