I welcome the long awaited decision by the European Court of Human Rights today. However, this basket of cases only goes to highlight the disarray of extradition and removals in the UK.
Babar Ahmad alone has waited eight years for a decision on his case. This delay is unacceptable.
We need a system where the Home Secretary is given more discretion over individual cases, ensuring that the important security cases are fast tracked. I hope she will introduce this when she reviews legislation in the summer.
The radical cleric and four other British nationals can be extradited to the US, the European Court of Human Rights ruled.
Human rights judges said that the radical preacher and four other British nationals can be extradited to the US.