Rt Hon Lord Lilley


    Mr. Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people the Government sought to be extradited to face trial in the UK from (a) other EU countries and (b) non-EU countries in each of the last 10 years broken down by categories of offence; and how many requests were (i) accepted, (ii) refused and (iii) withdrawn. [26150]

    Mr. Bob Ainsworth [holding answer 11 January 2002]: Reliable statistics covering the last 10 years are not available. The information since 1997 is as follows: