HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 c114W
Mr. McNamara

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he has(a) taken and (b) intends to take to comply with the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of (i) McCann and others v. UK and (ii) Murray v. UK. [27410]

Mr. Fatchett

I have been asked to reply.

We paid the applicants' costs in the case of McCann, as required by the judgment of the Court. No further measures needed to be taken by the Government as a result of the judgment. The Committee of Ministers' Deputies adopted a resolution on 20 March 1996 stating that the United Kingdom had complied with the terms of the judgment. In the case of John Murray, we have paid the costs and expenses of the applicant as required by the judgment of the Court. Further measures in response to the breach found by the Court are under consideration.