Brexit: UK lost 'significant' access to EU policing data under deal, report warns

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Brexit: UK lost 'significant' access to EU policing data under deal, report warns

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Britain has lost "significant" access to EU policing data under the Brexit deal negotiated at the end of last year, a House of Lords report has said.

It also concluded that post-Brexit law enforcement arrangements are "complex" and "untested".

And peers warned it would take much longer for vital data to be passed to frontline police officers.

A government spokesman said the UK "continues to be one of the safest countries in the world".


When the UK left the slotxo โหลด EU it lost automatic access to EU databases with information on criminal records, fingerprints and wanted persons.

Under a deal struck between the two sides at the end of last year, the UK secured access to certain sets of information, for example air passenger data.

The Lords EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee has been examining the deal reached.

It found that the agreement "avoids a cliff-edge departure" by ensuring data, such as DNA, fingerprints and criminal records could still be shared.

Committee chairman Lord Ricketts, a former national security adviser, said the government had "succeeded in avoiding an abrupt end to years of effective UK-EU joint working, which would have put the safety of citizens in the UK and across the EU at greater risk. . "


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