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European Convention on Human Rights

Solicitor-General written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Simon Hughes Simon Hughes Shadow Attorney General, Party Chair, Liberal Democrats

To ask the Solicitor-General what advice the Department has provided on the compatibility of extended detention without charge with the European Convention on Human Rights.

Photo of Mike O'Brien Mike O'Brien Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department

We do not disclose outside Government the content of law officer advice nor whether or not such advice exists. This is in line with the practice of successive Governments.

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