House of Lords written question – answered on 4th July 2012.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will review the United Kingdom's extradition laws and agreements.

Photo of Lord Henley Lord Henley The Minister of State, Home Department

On 8 September 2010, my right honourable friend the Home Secretary announced there was to be an independent review of the UK's extradition arrangements.

This review was chaired by Sir Scott Baker. The review panel published their report on 18 October 2011.

The review made a number of recommendations which the Home Secretary is currently considering. The Government will announce what action they will take in response to the review once the Home Secretary has completed her deliberations.

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