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Extradition

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were detained in the UK solely in connection with extradition procedures initiated by a foreign authority in the latest period for which figures are available. (185348)

There are currently 256 people on remand in connection with extradition proceedings in England and Wales. 27 of these are in custody in relation to separate, domestic offences. Therefore, there are currently 229 people on remand solely in connection with extradition proceedings in England and Wales (figures correct as of 15 February 2008).