European Union Treaty: Trust the People

Irish voters have decided the European Union Lisbon Treaty is dead. Three years ago the French rejected its predecessor, the Union constitution. Ironically, it is now up to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who takes over the rotating presidency, to rescue Europe. This is only possible by focussing firmly on democratic consent.

The World Today Updated 15 October 2020 Published 1 July 2008 5 minute READ

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