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Portugal: British Nationals Abroad

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 1593, tabled on 28 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what information his Department holds on the number of British subjects being held in pre-trial detention in Portugal.

Answered on

3 July 2017

Of the 19 British nationals currently in prison in Portugal, 8 are being held in pre-trial detention.

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