The leader of the Liberals and Democrats in Europe, Graham Watson, and Paul Marie Couteaux are both MEPs. One is British, and pro-european. The other French, and a euro-sceptic. And on the agenda, the Treaty of Lisbon.
Many opponents who rejected the old document in 2005 still believe it is just a re-hash, disguised as a simplified treaty. As it begins the process of ratification, country by country, Agora looks at the future of the Treaty of Lisbon in particular, and of Europe in general.