Security and Crime after Brexit: keeping Britain safe

  • Wednesday, 30 October, 2019
    9:00 - 10:15

Policy Exchange invites you to a panel discussion with:
Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP
Minister of State for Security in the Home Office

Lord Evans of Weardale KCB DL
Director-General of the Security Service 2007-2013

Baroness Falkner
Joint Lords & Commons National Security Strategy Committee 2015-2017

Khalid Mahmood MP
Shadow Minister for Europe in the Labour Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs team

Lynne Owens CBE QPM
Director General of the National Crime Agency

Rt Hon Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC
First Sea Lord 2002-2006, Security Minister 2007-2010

About the Event

Much energy has been devoted to debating what impact Britain’s departure from the European Union will have for trade and the economy but there has been far less scrutiny of what this will mean for national security. The impact of Brexit on UK-EU cooperation on intelligence, border security, cyber security, and serious crime remains unclear. Yet, with the challenges of adapting to the post-Brexit reality, leaving the European Union may see Britain chart a new course in our national security strategy. Looking towards an increasingly global approach for Britain’s security policy, alignments such as NATO, Five Eyes, and key bilateral relationships may become more significant. This event brings together some of the UK’s leading experts and decision makers in this space.

Time & Date

Wednesday 30th October

8.30 – Registration
9.00 – Event start
10.15 – Event close

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