What are we voting for?

Cliff Taylor has the answer to everything you wanted to know about the treaty but were afraid to ask.

4th March, 2012
What are we voting for?
The key argument for the Yes side is the extent of the risks and uncertainties if the vote is No. Photo: Alamy

As with any treaty debate, this one will boil down to arguments about what is in the treaty and what this will actually mean for us all in the years ahead. This time, two issues will be particularly controversial. One is whether the treaty will place unreasonable constraints on budget policy in the years ahead. The other is what the consequences would be of voting No. There is scope for argument about both of these...

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