European Arrest Warrants

Home Office written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of Stella Creasy Stella Creasy Labour/Co-operative, Walthamstow

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2020 to Question 3740 on European Arrest Warrants, whether European Arrest Warrants issued after 31 January 2020 in respect of British citizens will continue to be valid during the transition period.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Minister of State, Home Department

European Arrest Warrants issued during the Transition Period are valid during the Transition Period.

The Withdrawal Agreement provides that at the end of the Transition Period, in the absence of any other arrangements, procedures under the European Arrest Warrant Framework Decision will continue to conclusion in circumstances where an arrest has already been made.

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