Extradition laws and proceedings considered by MPs

25 November 2011

Dominic Raab, Conservative MP for Esher and Walton and member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, moved a Backbench Business debate in Westminister Hall on Thursday 24 November on the subject of extradition


The debate follows the publication of the Joint Committee on Human Rights report on The Human Rights Implications of UK Extradition Policy.

The Minister for Immigration, Damian Green, responded during the debate on behalf of the Government.

Watch and read the debate and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find currently parliamentary material on human rights in the Topics and News sections.

Backbench Business Committee

The House of Commons established the Backbench Business Committee on 15 June 2010. The Committee has responsibility for scheduling debates that are devoted to backbench business in the House of Commons Chamber and Westminster Hall.

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to discuss issues of local or personal interest which rarely have time to be debated in the main Chamber of the House of Commons. MPs can discuss a variety of issues and receive a response from a government Minister.

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