Nick Herbert (Minister of State, Justice; Arundel and South Downs, Conservative)
The UK's policy and practice is to give maximum assistance to all of its extradition partners in accordance with domestic law and international obligations. It expects no less in return. In Mr McKinnon's case, proceedings under the Extradition Act 2003 are now at an end, but the Government have agreed to look afresh at whether new evidence demonstrates that extradition would breach Mr McKinnon's human rights. To that end, we are considering further representations which Mr McKinnon's solicitors submitted to us on
More generally, the Government have undertaken to review the 2003 Act and the UK-USA Extradition treaty.