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Evidence sessions on Brexit negotiations and UK-EU security co-operation

16 December 2020

The evidence sessions are an opportunity for the Home Affairs Committee to investigate final readiness for implementation of the UK’s future security relationship with the EU, whether in a deal or no-deal outcome.

Purpose of the sessions

The evidence sessions are an opportunity for the Home Affairs Committee to investigate final readiness for implementation of the UK’s future security relationship with the EU, whether in a deal or no-deal outcome.

This will include the operational impact of loss of access to systems such as SIS II, replacements for mechanisms including the European Arrest Warrant and related extradition arrangements, and the consequences of a changed relationship with Europol. It will also examine the preparations for mitigating any potential losses in intelligence gathering or intelligence sharing and the level of support provided by central government to operational law enforcement partners.

Witnesses

Thursday 17 December

At 9.30am:

  • Deputy Assistant Commissioner Richard Martin, UK enforcement lead for Brexit and International Criminality, National Police Chiefs’ Council
  • Steve Rodhouse, Director General Operations, National Crime Agency

Monday 21 December

At 1pm:

  • Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Minister for Security, Home Office

Further information

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