Date lodged: 8 November 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what feedback it has received from British Transport Police and Police Scotland regarding powers for crossborder policing after the merger of the forces.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 22 November 2017
Good progress has been made on the development of cross-border provisions which has involved close working with both Police Scotland and BTP. It is the intention of BTP and Police Scotland to jointly test the operation of these provisions in various operational scenarios.