Lords debates EU police measures

23 July 2013

Members of the Lords debated whether the UK should continue to be bound by 130 EU police and criminal justice measures, as a part of the government’s consultation with both houses on a potential opt-out, yesterday (Tuesday 23 July)

Lords discussed the potential opt-out, and the individual measures that could be re-joined after the opt-out. A member put forward an amendment to the motion, this suggested the Lords wait to give an opinion on the opt-out until the government:

The amendment was later withdrawn and a vote on whether the Lords endorsed the government’s opt-out resulted in 216 for and 104 against.

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