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Overseas Prisons (British Detainees)

Volume 884: debated on Wednesday 22 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the total number of British nationals domiciled in the United Kingdom currently detained in foreign prisons awaiting trial; in how many cases the period of pre-trial detention has exceeded 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

According to our records, there are 106 British subjects, citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies, in foreign prisons awaiting trial. In four cases the period of detention has exceeded 12 months.