Criminal Records: EU nationals:Written question - 5478

Asked by Louise Haigh
(Sheffield, Heeley)
Asked on: 20 January 2020
Home Office
Criminal Records: EU nationals
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she became aware of the UK's failure to share the details of 75,000 criminal convictions with EU member states; and when she informed EU member states of the mistake.
Answered by: Kit Malthouse
Answered on: 30 June 2020

Home Office Ministers were notified of the technical issue which led to some criminal conviction data not being passed on to EU Member States, in July 2019. Later that month the Home Office informed the EU of the problem.

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