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Cameron’s EU plans would require Irish referendum

04 Nov 2009, by in International, Politics, Working Life

David Cameron is to say today that he wants to “repatriate” employment and social law. I do not see how this can be done without changes to the EU’s treaties. It would therefore require the unaminous support of every EU member. Every other EU country has a veto.

Ireland is constitutionally required to hold a referendum on treaty changes. So Ireland would have to have a referendum on a new UK opt-out. That would be an interesting campaign.

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