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Go local

Today we publish a report, written by ex-head of Policy Exchange Anthony Browne and our Director Mats Persson, suggesting a fresh EU strategy for the UK government – European localism. In yesterday’s Sunday Times, we trailed the piece, arguing:”closer …

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The EU in 2011

For those of you who can’t wait to see what 2011 has in store for European politics, Open Europe has published a briefing looking at the issues facing the EU – and most importantly the eurozone – next year. Read it here.Let’s put it like this: EU leade…

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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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Over the Bank Holiday weekend the Independent and the Telegraph both picked up on a lecture given by the aptly named Lord Chief of Justice, Lord Judge, last month, in which he warned of the growing influence of both the European Court of Human Rights (…

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We’ve written an article for the Guardian’s Comment is Free looking at the themes in our latest report on the EU’s surveillance state and the Government’s complicit role in its rise.Click the link below to have a read:http://www.guardian.co.uk/commenti…

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Wasting no time…

If you’re curious about what the Lisbon Treaty will mean for Justice and Home affairs in the EU, you should look closely at the so-called Stockholm Programme – a slew of proposals for more integration in areas such as asylum policy, data sharing, polic…

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