(Bloomberg) -- British police may be prevented from receiving information from their European Union counterparts unless the government reaches a data-protection agreement as part of its Brexit package, a panel of lawmakers warned.

Without any accord, EU rules will prevent both police and companies from moving data from inside the bloc to the U.K, according to a report from the House of Lords Home Affairs EU Subcommittee, published in London Tuesday. It proposed the government should seek an “adequacy decision,” which would mean the EU agreeing that British data-protection rules meet its standards.

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