On 3 May 1967, the British daily newspaper The Guardian comments on the decision taken by Harold Wilson, British Prime Minister, to resubmit the United Kingdom’s application for accession to the European Communities and speculates on the attitude of the French President, Charles de Gaulle, towards this new approach.
Le 5 mai 1967, le quotidien gantois La Flandre libérale commente la décision prise par Harold Wilson, Premier ministre britannique, de demander aux Six l'ouverture de nouvelles négociations d'adhésion du Royaume-Uni aux Communautés européennes.
On 10 May 1967, British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, sends to the President of the Euratom Council of Ministers, the United Kingdom's request for accession to the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or Euratom).
On 10 May 1967, the British Parliament votes by a majority of 426 Members in favour of the country’s accession to the European Communities. Some 35 Labour Party MPs vote against, and more than 40 abstain. On 11 May 1967, the day after the vote, the cartoonist, William Papas, illustrates the dissensions within the Labour Party arising from the United Kingdom’s fresh application for accession to the European Communities (from left to right: Harold Wilson, George Brown, James Callaghan, Edward Heath, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Denis Winston Baron Healey, Michael Foot and Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Shinwell).