Barry Sheerman – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Barry Sheerman on 2016-01-26.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to negotiate an extradition treaty with Pakistan.

James Brokenshire

Between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2015 there were no extraditions from Pakistan to the UK.

There is no bilateral extradition treaty between the UK and Pakistan and, unless a multilateral convention applies, extradition is on the basis of reciprocity.

The Government will neither confirm nor deny whether it is considering or is involved in negotiations with a particular country regarding an extradition treaty.