Partner Edward Grange has been quoted in The Telegraph, on the news that twenty European Union states are refusing to guarantee that suspected criminals who are citizens of their country can be extradited to the UK. The piece discusses how lawyers have warned it could also artificially keep prison populations high as judges may be reluctant to grant bail over fears of European suspects leaving the country and not returning.
“The UK will continue to extradite its own nationals as it has given no notification that the nationality bar will apply. Indeed, this stance continues the UK’s long standing approach that an individual’s nationality alone should not prevent extradition,” says Edward.
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