HC Deb 17 December 2001 vol 377 c85W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many foreign nationals are waiting to be extradited from the UK; and what is the longest period such a person has been waiting. [22482]

Mr. Bob Ainsworth

117 persons are currently the subject of extradition proceedings in the United Kingdom. The figure includes those who may be United Kingdom nationals. The oldest case has been outstanding since July 1995.