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United States Citizens (Prison Sentences)

Volume 113: debated on Wednesday 25 March 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether there are any arrangements for citizens of the United States, whether adult or juvenile, convicted of criminal offences in the United Kingdom to serve any custodial sentence imposed in the United States of America.

Yes. Provision is made for such arrangements in the Council of Europe convention on the transfer of sentenced persons, to which both the United Kingdom and the United States of America are parties.