The UK will be less safe if it fails to strike a post-Brexit security deal with the EU, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer has said.
Police warn of ‘major operational impact’ when UK loses access to EU crime databases in January 17/11/2020
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.
Police expect Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal to trigger loyalist protests in Northern Ireland 04/11/2020
Police in Northern Ireland are expecting Boris Johnson's Brexit agreement to trigger protests in Northern Ireland, MPs have been told.
Police scramble to rescue files of suspected criminals and missing people amid no-deal fears 03/11/2020
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.
Former terror law reviewer David Anderson warns of serious impact on fight against cross-border crime.
What happens if we have no deal? 15/10/2020
Mr Johnson told his cabinet this week that leaving the EU without a deal should hold “no fear” for Britain, but was he right?
Pharmaceutical companies say they are stockpiling medicines for Brexit because they have no idea how the Northern Ireland border will work 06/10/2020
A chemical expert from one of the major manufacturers has said chemicals readily available in the UK will "disappear" after Brexit.
Trade will be ‘day-to day struggle’ after Brexit is completed, MPs told in grim industry forecast 30/09/2020
Inquiry hears of massive extra costs, a mountain of red tape, shrinking investment and chemicals ‘disappearing’ from UK market.
Former security commissioner warns of ‘immediate impact’ on tackling terrorism and crime.
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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.
Biometrics commissioner "deeply concerned" as Lib Dem Layla Moran tells HuffPost UK leaving pacts "will make Britain less safe".
We’re running out of time. If post-Brexit negotiations don’t prioritise health, we won’t get through a second wave 30/06/2020
Everyone is fishing in the same pond. Stocks built up in readiness for Brexit are having to be replenished. If another pandemic strikes, we’ll hardly be in the best position to get through it.
Real-time access to EU police databases has not yet been agreed in the negotiations
UK could lose right to share security and business data with EU after Brexit, minister admits 16/06/2020
Alternatives 'might need to be pursued', James Brokenshire tells inquiry - prompting demands to reveal how UK will be 'protected'.
UK set to lose access to Schengen Information System that police across continent use to stop criminals.