Ratification of the Treaty establishing the ECSC in Belgium

The high proportion of abstentions during ratification in the Senate on 5 February 1952 was due to the Socialists, who feared that the Belgian mining industry was not adapted to the new conditions defined by the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community.

Source and copyright

Source: Le traité CECA devant les parlements nationaux. Luxembourg: Assemblée Commune CECA-Division études, information et documentation, 1958. 187 p.

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