Lisbon Treaty: State of Play 31st March

Bulgaria is the latest Member state to pass the Lisbon Treaty so heres an update on the procedings in each member state.

Austria – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Vote due in both houses on 9th April
Belgium – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Has passed the Senate (6th March). Still has to pass Chamber of Representatives(9th April), Brussels Regional Parliament, Flemish Parliament, Walloon Parliament, French Community Parliament and the German-speaking Community Parliament all due Mid-July
Bulgaria – Parliamentary Vote. Approved 21/3/2008
Cyprus – Parliamentary Vote.
Czech Republic – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress.
Denmark – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Vote due in June.
Estonia – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Vote due in May.
Finland – Parliamentary Vote. Vote due in the Autumn.
France – Parliamentary Vote. Approved : 08/02/2008
Germany – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Both houses due to vote on the 23rd May.
Greece – Parliamentary Vote. Vote due in Spring.
Hungary – Parliamentary Vote. Approved : 17/12/2007
Republic of Ireland – Referendum. Referendum due in June.
Italy – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress.
Latvia – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Vote due in April
Lithuania – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Vote due before May 9th.
Luxembourg – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Vote due in June.
Malta- Parliamentary Vote. Approved : 29/01/2008
Netherlands – Parliamentary Vote. Vote due in the First chamber in the Autumn.
Poland – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress.
Portugal – Parliamentary Vote. Vote due on the 23rd April
Romania- Parliamentary Vote. Approved : 04/02/2008
Slovakia – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress.
Slovenia- Parliamentary Vote. Approved : 29/01/2008
Spain – Parliamentary Vote.
Sweden – Parliamentary Vote. Vote due in November.
United Kingdom – Parliamentary Vote. In Progress. Passed the House of Commons (11th March). House of Lords to vote in April. Date TBD for Gibraltar Parliament.

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Sources:
Europa
Wikipedia

Author: Stephen

Cork born and bred, proud European and Irishman. Involved in many organisations and politics. Also writes for SpirtualityIreland.org and UCC Express.

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