• UKIP Leader Nigel Farage launches an e-petition during the UKIP 2012 Spring Conference - 3 March 2012
The e-petition demands that David Cameron debates the US-UK extradition treaty with President Obama, with a view to amending it; this in the light of the recent extradition of British citizen Christopher Tappin See below
SIGN the PETITION
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage, the long term friend and supporter of Kent businessman Christopher Tappin, has set up a petition for opponents of his extradition to sign.
Mr Tappin, who fought extradition to the USA for two years, is currently awaiting the response to his bail application after Home Secretary Theresa May failed to stop his deportation to Texas.
If he is denied bail he faces the prospect of waiting for years in a violent American prison and being forced into a plea bargain. If he waits