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UK likely to lose EU police-database access even with a Brexit deal, lawmakers told

By Martin Coyle
  • 17 Dec 2020 08:41
  • 17 Dec 2020 08:41
UK investigators are resigned to losing access to a key EU policing database regardless of whether any Brexit deal can be hammered out, a senior police officer told lawmakers today, reinforcing longstanding warnings that having to use a less-comprehensive substitute could hamper operations.

Steve Rodhouse, director of general operations at the UK’s National Crime

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Martin Coyle

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Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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