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This note summarises the evidence so far of the impacts on Brexit on Scotland. It sets out early evidence related to areas such as trade, the workforce and EU programmes.
This note summarises the evidence so far of the impacts on Brexit on Scotland. It sets out early evidence related to areas such as trade, the workforce and EU programmes.
UK law enforcement can no longer immediately access real-time data about persons and objects of interest, including wanted and missing persons.
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.
Although the final Brexit deal agreed between the UK and the EU contained a mutual commitment to future security and law enforcement cooperation, there is no doubt that the settlement resulted in an overall lessening of policing capability.
The UK does "not have as much influence or as much voice" within a major European law enforcement agency post-Brexit, says a police chief.
A group of Tories have called for Boris Johnson to reopen Brexit negotiations amid concerns his deal has left the UK 'less safe and less secure'.
Sir Julian King, ex-European commissioner for the security union, spoke to the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
In a potentially illegal act, the UK pre-empts losing access to a core EU database used for crime-fighting.
As the UK’s last European commissioner, I know how welcome it is that a deal was struck—and how much remains to be done
Police to lose access to database used more than 600 million times a year on 1 January.
Even limited agreement reached will be ripped up if UK pulls out of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Preparations being made at ‘every port and access point from Europe’, senior officer say.
‘There are certainly instruments that we may not have access to’, Foreign Secretary says - after police chiefs warned of ‘major impact on counter-terrorism’
Exactly four weeks before Britain leaves the EU’s single market following Brexit, it is still unclear how much access it will retain to the bloc’s data from security tools used in everything from combating crime to business information.
Key information systems will be lost even if a security deal is struck before 31 December, National Crime Agency says.
‘Efficiency and effectiveness’ at risk as terror threat raised and crime becomes increasingly transnational.
Thousands of names ‘double keyed’ into Interpol system – in case screens ‘switched off’ in just eight weeks’ time.
“What?!” - former prime minister is dumbfounded as her old nemesis suggests Brexit will help “intensify” the UK’s security. / Theresa May has ridiculed Michael Gove’s claim that Brexit could give intelligence and law enforcement services the power to “intensify” the security they provide for the UK.
Police tell MPs they will lose 'at your fingertips' access to crucial EU databases.
Senior officer says powers less effective if UK forces are denied access to criminal databases.
Intelligence will always be exchanged informally. The problem is turning such exchanges into evidence that can be used in court – especially when we’re shut out of European information networks.