Guantanamo Bay: Detainees:Written question - 236248

Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)

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Asked on: 25 March 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Guantanamo Bay: Detainees
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on (a) the transfer of detainees to the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay and (b) the closure of that detention facility.
Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 28 March 2019

The UK Government's long-standing position remains that the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay should close and therefore does not support any transfers to it.

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