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Julian Assange

Home Office written question – answered on 6th May 2020.

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Photo of Tommy Sheppard Tommy Sheppard Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the public interest benefit of the continued imprisonment of Julian Assange; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Minister of State, Home Department

Mr Assange is currently held on remand in relation to an extradition request from the United States. It is entirely a matter for the courts whether a person should be granted bail or remanded in custody in these circumstances.

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