Policing and security cooperation arrangements after Brexit examined

05 December 2017

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

At 9.30am

  • 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

At 10.30am

  • 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.

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