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.

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Tory MP welcomes EU opt-out

Tory MP John Baron said he welcomed the Government's proposals to opt-out of more than 130 European Police and Criminal Justice measures. Mr Baron said it would be better to go further and rule out any proposed 'opt-ins' in the future:

I very much welcome this opt-out but given that any opt-in in the future would give the European Court of Justice UK jurisdiction for the very first time, would it not be better to rule out any opt-ins in the future?

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