Left MEPs to go to Ireland ahead of Fiscal Treaty referendum

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Press release from GUE/NGL.

Voicing opposition to the Fiscal Treaty’s anti-democratic transfer of powers and its institutionalization of austerity, a delegation of European United Left / Nordic Green Left MEPs will travel to Dublin next week – Wednesday 16 May to Friday 18 May.

The MEPs will meet with campaigners, Members of Parliament, Trade Unionists and civil society organisations opposing the Fiscal Treaty and calling for a no vote.

They will hold a press conference with the Campaign Against the Austerity Treaty on Thursday at 11am in Buswells Hotel, Molesworth St, and will take part in a public meeting on the treaty on Thursday at 8pm in Wynns Hotel, Abbey St.

More details about the delegation are available at: www.guengl.eu

MEPs on the delegation:

Paul Murphy – Ireland

Søren Søndergaard – Denmark

Sabine Wils – Germany

João Ferreira – Portugal

Mikael Gustafsson – Sweden

The MEPs will be joined by a representative of Sinn Féin.