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New unit “ready to help UK police co-operate with EU” in event of no-deal Brexit

The International Crime Co-ordination Centre (ICCC) will assist UK police officers to use alternative mechanisms to share and access information about criminals and co-operate on operations if current EU law enforcement tools are lost due to a no-deal Brexit. The ICCC is now...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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Home Affairs Committee points to “serious risk of security downgrade” if Prime Minister’s Brexit deal wins Parliamentary vote

In its detailed report on Home Office preparations for Brexit, the Home Affairs Select Committee has warned that the political declaration agreed by the UK and the EU is seriously lacking in detail on security, customs and border arrangements and that there’s a real danger...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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De Montfort University report promotes joined-up working on threat posed by high risk criminals operating across Europe

The Home Office has welcomed the publication of a detailed UK-led report examining what more can be done at an EU level to address the ongoing threat posed by serious offenders travelling across Europe. The SOMEC (Serious Offending by Mobile European Criminals) Project report,...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
Theresa May MP: the Home Secretary is urging faster sharing on criminal records data among EU Member States
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Home Secretary urges EU counterparts to move more quickly on sharing criminal records data

Home Secretary Theresa May has urged the UK’s EU partners to safeguard members of the public by sharing more information about known criminals. Speaking at the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Riga, May made it clear that existing EU mechanisms are not fully used by...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015