MP calls for Abu Qatada immediate deportation

Charles Walker calls on the Home Secretary to deport Abu Qatada immediately irrespective of any delaying tactics via the European Court of Human Rights.

Mr Charles Walker (Broxbourne) (Con): The Home Secretary must not delay in getting this scumbag and his murderous mates on a plane out of this country. In so doing, will she send a metaphorical two fingers to the ECHR?

Mrs May: As I have already made clear, this case has been going on for 11 years. At the first opportunity this Government had to take action to resume the deportation of Abu Qatada, we took that action, and when the processes of the European Court are complete, we will take that action again and resume his deportation because, with the assurances we have received from the Jordanian Government, we have a strong case. Our aim, like everybody else’s, is to deport Abu Qatada.

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