Harriet Harman – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Harriet Harman on 2015-12-14.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government has (a) made and (b) plans to make any payment to Shaker Aamer (i) in return for an undertaking that he will not pursue legal action against the Government and (ii) for any other reason.

Mr Tobias Ellwood

The settlement of the Guantanamo civil claims announced by Her Majesty’s Government in November 2010 was subject to a legally binding confidentiality agreement. We will not comment further about the terms of the settlement or about who is party to it.