The European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group in the European Parliament, has criticised the European Court of Justice’s advisor for delivering “an irresponsible piece of advice” that would strip the EU-Canada counter-terror Passenger Name Records (PNR) agreement of most of its value.

Although not the final ruling of the court, the Advocate-General’s opinion is upheld around 80% of the time. He said the proposed EU-Canada PNR agreement, which would see basic passenger information tran...


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