Since the Treaty of Lisbon removed the British veto in European police and judicial cooperation, UK involvement in this policy field has amounted to a block opt-out of all pre-Lisbon measures, a host of simultaneous opt-back-ins, several subsequent opt-ins to post-Lisbon measures and partial involvement in the Schengen acquis. This à la carte approach paints an indistinct portrait: a tree with many branches, carefully pruned in the national interest – and now shaken to the roots by the complexities of implementing the vote to leave the EU.
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