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British Nationals (Prison Sentences)

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British nationals are serving custodial sentences in foreign prisons; and if he will make a statement.

Our records show that currently there are 564 British citizens (of whom 328 are in Western Europe) and 76 British Dependent Territories citizens (of whom 64 are in Asia) serving custodial sentences in foreign prisons.