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Letters: Lords must oppose EU crime opt-out

PUBLISHED April 22, 2013

The home secretary announced in October that the government was minded to use the right it has under the Lisbon treaty to opt out of measures for cooperation within the EU on police and criminal justice affairs. However, she promised that the decisions would be subject to a vote in both Houses of Parliament and that the government would consult a wide range of committees in both Houses before making this decision final.

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