House of Lords Brexit round-up: Home affairs
This page summarises highlights of the House of Lords scrutiny of the work of the EU, the implications of leaving and the exit process.
On 29 March 2017 the prime minister notified the European Council of the UK's intention to withdraw from the European Union.
This page contains a round-up of some of the key reports, analysis and debates on Brexit from the Lords between 2016 and 2019 on the topic of home affairs.
Reports and analysis
- EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Lords urge Government and EU to change mindset on Brexit security negotiations
- EU Justice Sub-Committee: Committee publishes report on dispute resolution and enforcement post Brexit
- EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Security risk to UK identified if European Arrest Warrant is not replaced
- EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Barrier to trade and security if data transfers are hindered after Brexit
- EU Justice Sub-Committee: Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses? report published
- EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Government should pursue preferential agreement with EU on future migration
- EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Report identifies risk to UK if police lose access to EU tools
- EU Justice Sub-Committee: Brexit: acquired rights report published
During debates, members are able to put their real-world experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
- 16 January 2019: Lords debate report on possibility of post-Brexit UK-EU security treaty
- 17 October 2018: Lords debate dispute resolution and enforcement after Brexit report
- 17 July 2017: Lords debate report on UK-EU movement of people after Brexit
- 14 July 2016: EU citizens in the UK
Lords Library briefings
The House of Lords Library is producing a range of guides on Brexit, including the following home affairs related briefings:
- 25 April 2017: Leaving the European Union - Frontex and UK border security cooperation within Europe