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Signing ceremony of the accession treaty of Denmark, Ireland, Norway and the United Kingdom - The signing ceremony of the accession treaty of Denmark, Ireland, Norway and the United Kingdom was held on 22 January 1972 in the Egmont Palace of Brussels

Event date: 22/01/1972

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View of members of the audience to the signing ceremony of the Accession Treaties:In the first row from right to left, Edmund Wellenstein, Responsible for the Accession Negotiations to the EC, Alec Douglas-Home, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Edward Heath, British Prime Minister, and Geoffrey Rippon, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in charge of the Accession Negotiations of the United Kingdom to the EC;In the second row from right to left, Raymond Barre, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs and the Statistical Office, and Sicco Mansholt, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Agriculture;In the third row 3rd and 6th from the right, Emile Noël, Secretary-General of the CEC, and Sir Christopher Soames, British Ambassador in Paris

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