Arrest of Julian Assange

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:34 pm on 11th April 2019.

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Photo of Clive Efford Clive Efford Labour, Eltham 3:34 pm, 11th April 2019

I find it extraordinary that someone so rich and powerful—or powerful, anyway—can avoid an allegation of rape in the way that Julian Assange has for so many years, costing so much taxpayers’ money. Who is paying the £13.2 million bill that Julian Assange has cost us? Is it the people of London in cuts to their police service, or does it come from a central budget?