Press Release: Government sets out case for joining Prüm

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Series Details 26.11.15
Publication Date 26/11/2015
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The United Kingdom Government set out the case on the 26 November 2015 for why it believed it was in the UK’s national interest to sign up to the EU-wide Prüm agreement - for the rapid and efficient sharing of DNA, fingerprint and vehicle information, to identify foreign criminals, solve serious crimes and protect the public.

On 8 December 2015 the House of Commons was due to debate and vote on the Government's recommendation. The House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee published a report to inform that debate on the 4 December 2015.

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ESO: Background information: European Agenda on Security - State of Play
European Commission: COM (2012)732: Report from the Commission ... on the implementation of Council Decision 2008/615/JHA of 23 June 2008 on the stepping up of cross-border cooperation, particularly in combating terrorism and crossborder crime (the 'Prüm Decision')
Wikipedia: Prüm Convention
Council of the European Union: Prüm Convention,
UK: Parliament: Parliamentary business: Committees: All committees A-Z: Commons Select: European Scrutiny Committee: News. 04.12.15: Cross-border law enforcement cooperation - UK Participation in Prüm Report Published
UK: Parliament: Committees: European Scrutiny Committee: Report: Cross-border law enforcement cooperation — UK participation in Prüm, December 2015

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