Articles by: Tony Edwards

News

Conservatives for Liberty vs. The European Arrest Warrant

Conservatives for Liberty vs. The European Arrest Warrant

On the 28th February 2017, CfL took their campaign against the European Arrest Warrant to the Houses of Parliament, in a session held in the Commons Committee rooms with Alexander Adamescu himself as a speaker, alongside Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Stephen Woolfe MEP and Professor Tim Evans. Jacob Rees-Mogg began proceedings […]

by × March 5, 2017 ×

Europe

Romania: Politicised ‘justice’ in the EU era

Romania: Politicised ‘justice’ in the EU era

In August 2016,Sky News reporter Stuart Ramsey brought us the story on a gun-running gang in the East of Romania. I’m sure he had no idea of the can of worms that he was about to open up, or how very little of it was anything to do with the […]

by × February 15, 2017 ×

Liberty

The false premise of the EAW; the wrongful assumption of parity of justice across Europe

The false premise of the EAW; the wrongful assumption of parity of justice across Europe

The English and Welsh legal system is one of great history and importance in the development of legal principles across large parts of the globe. Seen from both a criminal and civil law perspective, it is held up by many as the gold standard and in many ways the template […]

by × January 13, 2017 ×

Economy, Europe

The Guardian’s allegations of subsidies for Nissan are unsubstantiated nonsense

The Guardian’s allegations of subsidies for Nissan are unsubstantiated nonsense

Aditya Chakrabortty writes this morning on the deal between the May government and Nissan in quite astonishing terms. May has apparently promised to ‘subsidise Nissan’ against the cost of any potential Tariff barriers that will operate after Brexit between the UK and EU. This amounts to welfare for the corporations, […]

by × November 8, 2016 ×

Europe, Liberty

Post-Brexit: Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant

Post-Brexit: Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant

During the EU referendum campaign, the issue of Extradition and more specifically the European Arrest Warrant was raised as a reason that we should leave the EU, and as to why we needed to remain. However, the historical background to the EAW is not quite as it was painted during […]

by × September 21, 2016 ×

Europe

No Mr Branson, we will not lose access  to European airspace

No Mr Branson, we will not lose access
to European airspace

By “Tony E” a.k.a The Brexit Door In the Sunday Mail (or at least on its website), Richard Branson described EasyJet and Ryanair as “Shitting themselves” over a possible Brexit. There isn’t any real reason for this fear, and despite one of these carriers now actively campaigning for remain, their concerns […]

by × March 28, 2016 ×