Argument: Lisbon Treaty will move EU beyond out-of-date Nice Treaty
"Lisbon Reform Treaty - good for women, good for Ireland and good for Europe." Labour Party of Ireland. 19 Mar. 2008 - “Saying YES to Lisbon is recognising that structures designed for the six founding members are out-of-date in a Union of 27. Ratifying the Lisbon Treaty will allow for several changes to EU decision-making, such as more Quality Majority Voting, which will ensure that more timely and effective decisions can be made to address these challenges.