March 15, 2012
Barack Obama has agreed to top-level talks on cutting the number of Britons extradited to the U.S. for trial after David Cameron raised the plight of computer hacker Gary McKinnon with him.
The Prime Minister told the President that more cases should be dealt with in the British courts. This would follow a joint review of the controversial extradition treaty between the two countries.
Officials from the U.S. Justice Department and the Home Office will discuss how the deal signed by Labour’s David Blunkett in 2003 is being implemented, with new guidance for courts the most likely outcome.
The Emergency Election Sale is now live! Get 30% to 60% off our most popular products today!