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Home Office preparations for Brexit examined

03 September 2019

In July the Home Affairs Committee launched a new inquiry to examine the state of Home Office preparations for Brexit in all scenarios. This work continues the Committee's scrutiny of Government readiness across customs operations, security co-operation and citizens' rights in the event of a no-deal exit from the European Union.

Witnesses

Wednesday 4 September in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses

At 10.00am

  • Deputy Assistant Commissioner Richard Martin, National Police Chiefs’ Council
  • Steve Rodhouse, Director General of Operations, National Crime Agency

At 11.00am

  • Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Martin, Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Peter May, Permanent Secretary, Northern Ireland Department of Justice NI
  • Dr Andrew McCormick, Permanent Secretary, Northern Ireland Executive Office
  • Karen Pearson, Director of EU Relations, Northern Ireland Executive Office

Purpose of the session

This first evidence session will enable the Committee to examine the impact of a no-deal Brexit on policing and security. It will also allow the Committee to examine in detail the implications of a no-deal Brexit on policing and security in Northern Ireland and the preparations made so far to address them.

Further information

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