Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances:Written question - HL320

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Asked by Lord Patten
Asked on: 25 May 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect on relations between the UK and Turkey of the decision in the Turkish Parliament to strip parliamentary immunity from 124 deputies.
Answered on: 06 June 2016

The lifting of parliamentary immunity is a matter for the Turkish parliament. As a modern democracy and candidate for EU accession, we would expect Turkey to undertake any subsequent legal processes transparently and fully respect the rule of law.

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