The Home Affairs Committee hears from academics on policing and security cooperation arrangements after Brexit.
Tuesday 5 December 2017, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster
- Sir Alan Dashwood QC, Emeritus Professor of European Law, University of Cambridge, and Barrister, Henderson Chambers
- Piet Eeckhout, Professor of EU Law, University College London
- Valsamis Mitsilegas, Professor of European Criminal Law, Queen Mary University of London
- Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner
- Steve Wood, Deputy Information Commissioner – Policy
- Professor Lorna Woods, Director of Research, School of Law, University of Essex
Issues likely to be covered in this session include:
- The legal status of the UK during a transitional or implementation period after Brexit
- Future UK-EU security treaty options
- UK membership of Europol and use of the European Arrest Warrant during a transitional or implementation period
- Data protection and data exchange on criminal matters with the EU after Brexit
- The UK’s future relationship with the European Court of Justice
The Committee is examining the challenges which the Home Office faces in planning for and implementing post-Brexit arrangements in an overarching inquiry into Home Office delivery of Brexit. This work is being taken forward in three discrete strands: policing and security cooperation is one of these; the others are immigration services and customs operations.