Bruton criticism of British stance on EU treaty is challenged

A speech by the president of IFSC Ireland, former taoiseach John Bruton, criticising Britain's stance on the EU fiscal compact has been challenged by a Labour Party minister.

11th March, 2012
Bruton criticism of British stance on EU treaty is challenged
Former taoiseach John Bruton.

A speech by the president of IFSC Ireland, former taoiseach John Bruton, criticising Britain's stance on the EU fiscal compact has been challenged by a Labour Party minister.

In a speech last Thursday to the Ireland Canada Business Association, Bruton described Britain's refusal to agree to amend existing European treaties as "something not far from malice".

Bruton said Britain's refusal to agree to amend the existing European treaties to incorporate the new fiscal rules had...

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