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Turkey: Judges

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 5th December 2018.

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Photo of Lord Hylton Lord Hylton Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made any representations to the government of Turkey about the lack of security of tenure for judges; and whether they intend to ask the UN Special Rapporteur to investigate this issue.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State

​We have encouraged respect for fundamental freedoms and checks and balances in Turkey, including the importance of an established, independent judiciary. We do not have plans to request a UN Special Rapporteur to investigate this issue.

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