Governments 2013 Draft Amendment to the Crime & Courts Bill^ back to top
Read the Governments 2013 Draft Amendment to the Crime & Courts Bill.
Friends Extradited’s critique of Ambassador Susman’s speech to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee^ back to top
Read comments on US Ambassador Statement to Foreign Affairs Committee 30 Nov 2011.
What the Politicians told Parliament and the Media about the Extradition Act^ back to top
See a snapshot of what key politicians said in extradition debates in 2006 – will they stay true to their opinions now in Government?
Read a series of political and media statements as to the "merits" of the Extradition Act – 2003-2006.
Home Office Review of Extradition^ back to top
David Bermingham's submission to the Home Office Review's Consultation.
Liberty's submission to the Home Office Review's Consultation.
Home Affairs Select Committee^ back to top
Read evidence given by Rt Hon David Blunkett; Jago Russell – Fair Trials International; Jodie Blackstock – Justice; Shami Chakrabarti – Liberty & Janis Sharp (Gary McKinnon's mother) to the Home Affairs Select Committee on Extradition, 30 Nov 2010
US / UK Treaty^ back to top
Chronology of discussions between US & UK prior to the introduction of the Extradition Treaty in 2004.
Read Baroness Scotland's negotiations with US to get 2004 Treaty ratified, in 2006.
JCHR^ back to top
Read the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) report from July 2011 into the Human Rights considerations of our Extradition Legislation.
Read all written evidence to the JCHR Committee's review into the Human Rights aspects of Extradition.
Hansard^ back to top
Read the Home Affairs Select Committee hearing report.
Read the Commons Debate on Extradtion July 2006 – on the eve of the extradition of the NW3.
Read Commons Debate on Third Reading of Draft Extradition Act – designating US as a Category 1 country (for which prima facie evidence of a crime having been committee is not required to support an extradition request) - December 2003.
Read Lords Debate on Third Reading of Draft Extradition Act – designating US as a Category 1 country (December 2003).
Research^ back to top
Read the most recent Home Office Statistics on US/UK extraditions.
Read how the US imprisons the highest percentage of its population in the world.