Monday September 21, 2020

Greens leaders hope for Lisbon Treaty support

Green Party leader John Gormley is under pressure to ensure that his party will not be forced to sit on the fence for the second Lisbon Treaty campaign.

4th July, 2009

Green Party leader John Gormley is under pressure to ensure that his party will not be forced to sit on the fence for the second Lisbon Treaty campaign.

Despite 63 per cent of the party voting to support the treaty last time around, it needed the support of 66.6 per cent of the members.

The vote forced the party into a neutral position, resulting in the embarrassing posit ion where former MEP Patricia Mc Kenna was leading...

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