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Crime Agencies and police representatives discuss Brexit and security

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12 October 2016

The EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee continues its inquiry on EU-UK security and police co-operation, taking evidence from the National Crime Agency, Serious Organised Crime Agency, the Metropolitan Police Service and a former UK Member of the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee.

Witnesses

Wednesday 12 October, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10:30am

  • Mr David Armond, Deputy Director General, National Crime Agency
  • Mr Stephen Rodhouse, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Metropolitan Police and National Police Chiefs’ Council

At 11:30am

  • Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate, former MEP for Yorkshire & the Humber
  • Mr William Hughes QPM CBE, former Director General, Serious Organised Crime Agency

Possible Questions

The Committee will explore a number of issues with witnesses, including:

  • The main priorities the Government may want to pursue in the area of police and security co-operation in the course of negotiations
  • How UK relationships with agencies such as Europol may look following departure from the EU
  • The practical impact of losing access to EU databases and information exchange systems and options or precedents for securing access from outside the EU

Further Information

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