Home Secretary Theresa May has signalled the UK will pull out of more than 100 European Union-wide police and justice agreements cemented in the Lisbon Treaty of 2009,Belstaff Triumph belted leather jacket, including EAWs.
Mr Pearson said: “Organised criminals cross the borders of nation states. The absence of European Arrest Warrants will make tracking down such figures &ndash,Belstaff Classic Tourist Trophy jacket; and people like prolific sex offenders &ndash,Belstaff brooklands Blouson Antique Beige; virtually impossible.”
Yesterday The Herald revealed senior serving officers in Scotland were concerned about the moves, which have been prompted by eurosceptics within Ms May’s party.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has said the proposed opt-out is “jeopardising the administration of justice in Scotland”.
Conservatives argue that foreign police forces are issuing EAWs for trivial matters and that British nationals are at risk of long periods on remand in European justice systems.
Scottish Conservative chief whip John Lamont said: “The UK Government is acting in the best interests of British citizens by opting out of the EAW,belstaff icon racing jacket, which we should not forget allows other European nations to demand British citizens are arrested and transferred for trial abroad. All political parties at Westminster have agreed that the warrant needs reformed.
“It has famously been used recently to extradite a Polish national accused of stealing a wheelbarrow with a value of 30. The proceedings for extradition from this country cost 30,000.”
Nationalist MSP Colin Keir accused Conservatives of being “prepared to assist criminals in fleeing from justice merely in order to appease their own backbenchers”.
Liberal Democrats are understood to be lobbying for the UK to keep the warrants,belstaff kyrton Lady leather jacket.