When did the Euro come into effect? Which country wanted such large notes? Which will be the next country to join? 2002
1st January 1973 Which statute brought us in? European Communities Act 1972 When did Britain join the EU?
Europe Day These might just be going... The Motto: 9th May United in diversity Why that many stars? The Anthem Draw the European flag...
What do you notice about the parties? Which of these people is your MEP? Vicky Ford Conservative (European Conservatives and Reformists) Stuart Agnew UK Independence Party (Europe of freedom and Democracy Group) Trick Answer... they all are! Richard Howitt Labour (Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament) David Campbell Bannerman UK Independence (Europe of freedom and Democracy Group) Andrew Duff Liberal Democrat (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) Geoffrey Van Orden Conservative European Conservatives and Reformists Robert Sturdy Conservative (European Conservatives and Reformists)
Free movement of money Free movement of services Free movement of people Free movement of goods Nutella releases energy slowly, so it can be part of a balanced breakfast Name two benefits you get from being in the EU
Which of these is not an EU Treaty? Treaty of Rome Treaty of Maastricht* Treaty of Amsterdam Treaty of Nice* Treaty of Lisbon*
Name two countries in Western Europe who are not in the EU. Clue one: Vikings and people Clue Two: Toblerone and clocks. Norway Switzerland
How many people are there in the EU (approximately)? 495,000,000!
When was the EU formed? March 25, 1957* *But it wasn’t called the EU then! How the EU expanded....
Which of the following is not protected under the EU? 1 3 2
Why have Sky TV, football and the EU been in the news recently?
Which country holds the current presidency of the Council? From June 2011... it is.... Bonus Question: When will the UK hold the presidency? 2015/2017/2019/2021
Plenary: Using what you have learnt this lesson, how many of the following questions can you answer? Name twoinstitutions of the European Union How are MEPs organised in the Parliament? How long does a country hold the presidency for? Which is the most recent treaty? When did this treaty come into force? Are the EURO and the EU the same thing? Who can take a case to the European Courts? How often are the European elections? Name two countries who signed the Treaty of Rome Give two of the ‘freedoms’ essential to the EU.