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Extradition: Legal Aid

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what expenditure his Department has incurred on the provision of legal aid for cases involving extradition to the United States in each of the last five years. (274731)

Neither the Ministry of Justice nor the Legal Services Commission records extradition cases centrally in terms of the country that is requesting extradition. The information requested could therefore be provided only at disproportionate cost.