EU could adopt "carrot and stick" approach on referendum

European Affairs Minister Lucinda Creighton said it would “send a very negative signal to investors” if voters didn’t pass a national referendum on the European fiscal compact.

29th February, 2012
EU could adopt "carrot and stick" approach on referendum
Glas: “We would not rule out some form of ‘carrot and stick’ approach."

European Affairs Minister Lucinda Creighton said it would “send a very negative signal to investors” if voters didn’t pass a national referendum on the European fiscal compact.

It would be “very difficult” if Ireland were the only euro zone country not to ratify the treaty, Creighton said in an interview on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland programme. *(continues below)*

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