Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 23rd July 2018.

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Photo of Stella Creasy Stella Creasy Labour/Co-operative, Walthamstow 3:43 pm, 23rd July 2018

Everybody in this House agrees that the crimes being talked about are abhorrent and that there is a desperate need for justice, but no straw man should conceal the fact that that should never come at the loss of our principled opposition to the death penalty. If the Minister is so confident that this is the correct decision, will he publish the legal advice that he and other Ministers have had that confirms they do not even need to ask the question for this country? On that point, he says that the Prime Minister is aware of this decision. Does she agree?