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Legal experts discuss the proposed UK-EU security treaty

09 May 2018

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.

Witnesses

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

Possible questions

  • 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?

Further information

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