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Has Conservative policy towards ECJ power over crime and policing changed?The chaos of yesterday’s ‘vote’ or ‘non vote’ on the European Arrest Warrant has obscured a number of things. Not only have the 10 actual measures been waved through, withou…

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The Government – particularly the Tory wing of it – talks a very good game on the urgent need to strengthen the role of national parliaments in EU decision-making.The UK Government (rightly) wants to negotiate a “red card” for national parliaments for …

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The first EU debate between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage on LBC was for the most part restrained with a surprising amount of detail and substance. Most of the key fault lines in the UK-EU relationship were touched on.However, given that the two men…

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Open Europe’s Christopher Howarth has written the following article for Conservative Home: On Monday MPs will be asked to vote on the Coalition’s policy to opt out of 127 EU crime and policing measures and then opt back into 35 of them, including vir…

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