The EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence from the Bar Council, Criminal Bar Association, and the Law Society on the legal challenges for negotiating a treaty covering police and security cooperation post-Brexit, and what they mean for the Government's proposed security treaty with the EU.
Wednesday 9 May 2018, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
At 10.45 am
- Mr Tim Devlin, Criminal Bar Association Executive Member, Criminal Bar Association / Bar Council
- Dr Anna Bradshaw, Member of the Law Society’s EU Committee and Partner, Peters and Peters
- To what extent, if at all, have the EU instruments brought "added value" in comparison to the laws that they replaced?
- What is your view on the proposal outlining what should happen to pending mutual recognition or exchange of information requests at the end of the transition period?
- If the Brexit process provides an opportunity to renegotiate police and judicial cooperation laws as they apply to the UK, what changes would you like to see?