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UK to turn back the clock on EU police cooperation
EU Observer ^ | 10/15/2012 @ 09:23 | Andrew Rettman

Posted on 10/15/2012 8:41:49 AM PDT by Olog-hai

British defense minister Philip Hammond has confirmed reports the UK will seek to end participation in dozens of EU-level crime-fighting structures.

Several British newspapers on Sunday (14 October) predicted that home affairs minister Theresa May will in parliament on Monday say the government is "minded to" opt out of some 130 EU justice and home affairs programs.

The list includes the European Arrest Warrant and the European criminal records information system, as well as future schemes to create an EU-level public prosecutor and a European investigation order, a protocol on EU countries' exchange of evidence in criminal cases.

Under the terms of the Lisbon Treaty, the UK has an option until 2014 to walk away from the laws, but can subsequently ask member states to opt back in to some of them. …

(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: euarrestwarrant; europeanunion; europol; eussr

1 posted on 10/15/2012 8:41:56 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

No country can afford to support that huge conglomerate called the EU which is full of unelected rich fat cats who use it for their own personal gain. We need to do the same thing here especially the hundreds of czars who are writing these policies which are killing business, farmers, developers etc. Hopefully Romney will do what he said he’d do...if they’re not worth borrowing from China...get rid of it.


2 posted on 10/15/2012 9:06:04 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: bronxville

At least the EU is out in the open but we’ve got the czars plus a kinda shadow government giving foreign policy orders from behind the scenes...It’s obvious they’re not working for us anyway.


3 posted on 10/15/2012 9:12:06 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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