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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 British press’ preview of today and tomorrow’s summit has been partly dominated by an expected “row” between Cameron and the EU over a Commission proposal to water down rules on asylum. The fact that this has been covered in almost every paper from…

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News just in

Home Secretary Theresa May has just announced to the House of Commons that the UK has decided to opt in to negotiations on the European Investigation Order (EIO). It will give foreign police forces the right to request UK police to seek and share evide…

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