Tag Archives: Fiscal Compact

Nobody within our ranks i…


Nobody within our ranks is in agreement with the fiscal treaty. Everyone thinks it is a bad treaty. We don’t see any merit in it.

– David Begg, general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions

Source: ft.com

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The evidence suggests tha…


The evidence suggests that Ireland will have continued access to EU funding until we have regained market access regardless of the outcome of the forthcoming referendum as long as we meet the terms of the programme.

, Lecturer in Economics, University College Cork

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Fiscal/Austerity Treaty online information


AusterityTreaty.com – a clearinghouse for some of the best posts and links from around the web – including from the sites below; VoteNo2012.ie – Sinn Féin’s website for a No vote in the upcoming Austerity Treaty referendum; StabilityTreaty.org – hey, … Continue reading

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Automatic Austerity: 10 things you need to know about ’the Fiscal Compact’ (Corporate Europe Observatory)


On the 1st of March 2012, 25 EU heads of state or government will sign a new treaty[1], and if all goes as planned, it will enter into force early next year. The so called ‘Fiscal Compact’ was conceived in … Continue reading

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