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USA: Judiciary

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has discussed the importance of an independent judiciary with his US counterpart.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

​The Foreign Secretary met the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Bonn on 16 February. During the meeting they reaffirmed our shared goals and agreed to work together on a range of global issues. The subject of an independent judiciary was not on the agenda.

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