HC Deb 13 April 1983 vol 40 c400W
Miss Maynard

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is yet in a position to announce whether Her Majesty's Government intend to sign the new convention of the Council of Europe under which prisoners sentenced in one members state's jurisdiction may opt to serve their sentences in their homeland.

Mr. Mayhew

No. but we hope to announce our decision soon.

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