Statement on Gary McKinnon

17 October 2012

Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 16 October on the case of Gary McKinnon and the Government’s response to Sir Scott Baker’s review of the UK's extradition arrangements

Extradition arrangements

In September 2010, the Home Secretary commissioned a review into the United Kingdom's extradition arrangements. The review undertaken by Sir Scott Baker was published in October 2011.

Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department, Yvette Cooper responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on crime, civil law, justice and rights in the Topics section of the Parliament website.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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