Northern extradition hub

DELF is represented at the new Extradition Working Group examining whether a Northern Extradition Hub should be established.

President of DELF, Edward Fitzgerald QC represented DELF at the Working Group meeting chaired by the Senior Presiding Judge, Lord Justice Fulford. The Extradition Working Group is examining whether HMCTS should establish a Northern Extradition Hub.

The CPS is in favour of the move. Following the meeting all those represented were asked to submit formal written responses to the proposal by the 31 August 2016. The DELF committee have submitted written proposals opposing establishing a Northern Hub at this time.