In the run-up to the referendum on the association treaty with Ukraine I’ve changed my mind quite a few times, but in the end I decided to vote in favour of the treaty. In making this decision I think there were three questions that were most important to come to a conclusion.
Is the treaty good for Ukraine? Is this expanding our sphere of influence and should we be doing so? And last. Is the treaty good for Europe?
In the end I think the answers to all of these questions lead to a vote in favour of the treaty, although there are certainly points from both sides on each of these topics. Continue reading Why I’ve voted yes in the referendum on the Association treaty with Ukraine