Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the United Kingdom) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:13 pm on 6th March 2015.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Peter Bone Peter Bone Conservative, Wellingborough 1:13 pm, 6th March 2015

I welcome the hon. Gentleman’s support for the principle, but he says that we cannot implement it, basically because of the Human Rights Act. I guess he is saying that he would rather foreign prisoners stayed here because of the Human Rights Act than agree with the principle of getting them sent home. Is that the position of the Opposition?