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Anne Sacoolas

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 2841, tabled on 21 October 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when his Department was notified that Anne Sacoolas was intending to leave the UK; and when his Department passed on that information to Northamptonshire Police.

Answered on

24 October 2019

As I explained to the House on 21 October, the US Embassy told the FCO on 13 September that the individual concerned would be leaving the country imminently unless the UK had strong objections. We duly and immediately objected in clear terms and have done so ever since. When the FCO followed up with the US Embassy on 16 September, they informed the FCO that the individual had left the UK the previous day. The FCO informed Northamptonshire Police the same day.

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