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The European Arrest Warrant. We should cooperate with our EU neighbours. But why should we join a EU criminal justice system?

07 Nov 2014

Writing for Conservative Home ahead of Monday’s House of Commons vote on whether to opt back in to the European Arrest Warrant, Open Europe’s Christopher Howarth argues “The opt-out brokered by Tony Blair allowed for a five year delay which could have been an opportunity to renegotiate the whole area and the ECJ’s remit. However, this opportunity was lost”. He continues “MPs should keep up the pressure to ensure that the whole area of EU crime and policing law is included in the UK’s renegotiation package.”

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