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Extradition Requests: Russian Federation

Volume 456: debated on Tuesday 6 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the costs to the public purse were of extradition requests from the Russian Federation in the cases of (a) Arhmed Zachaeav, (b) Natalia Chernysheva, (c) Vladimir Maruev, (d) Alexandre Termerko, (e) Boris Berezovsky, (f) Ramal Boruganov and (g) Alexander Gorbachev, broken down by Government agency. (112497)

It is not feasible to provide a complete or accurate breakdown of costs incurred in individual extradition cases by each Government Department and its supporting agencies. In each agency involved, the cases were dealt with as part of its overall and larger caseload. However, there are known legal costs to the public purse in these seven cases amounting to £3,177,292.