Labour: Opt-out is playing politics with our security

Labour MP Chris Bryant has hit out at Government plans to 'opt-out' of 130 cross-border agreements, including the European arrest warrant. He said:

"The Government is playing politics with our national security. [...] I cannot understand why the Home Secretary would want to opt out of that. The truth of the matter is that criminality crosses borders every single day of the week."

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UK to opt out of EU police plans

The Home Secretary has tell MPs that the Government intends to opt out of a number of key EU police and justice measures. Theresa May will use the right to withdraw from 130 cross-border agreements including the European arrest warrant.