European Arrest Warrants: Gibraltar and Spain

Home Office written question – answered on 7th November 2017.

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Photo of Liz McInnes Liz McInnes Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her Department's policy is on continued participation in the European Arrest Warrant in order to prevent people using the border between Gibraltar and Spain to evade justice.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis The Minister for Immigration

The Government has recently set out proposals for an ambitious agreement to support our future cooperation with the EU on security and law enforcement.

Agreeing effective arrangements for surrendering individuals who seek to evade justice by fleeing across country borders will form an important element of our future partnership with the EU.

The Government’s proposals are set out in full in “Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice – a future partnership paper” which was published on 18 September available on the website at:

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