Harry Dunn’s parents write to Dominic Raab seeking an ‘urgent’ meeting to ‘find a way forward’

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The parents of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn have written to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in a bid to reach “common ground”.

The 19-year-old’s mother Charlotte Charles and father Tim Dunn have requested a further meeting with Mr Raab “urgently” and would attend in “good faith”.

In the letter, Harry’s family have said their position is that the Foreign Secretary should be approaching them for a meeting, but they have reached out to “find a way forward” after their recent public exchanges.

Last month, Harry’s father travelled to Raab’s constituency in Esher and Walton in order to confront him over his handling of the case.

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Harry Dunn’s father Tim Dunn outside a hustings event attended by Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The teenager was killed when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision with a car outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire on 27 August.

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The suspect in the case, 42-year-old Anne Sacoolas, claimed diplomatic immunity after the crash and was able to return to the US.

Addressed to Raab himself, the letter asks the Foreign Secretary for details about what the Foreign Office has done to help the family and the reasons why their “damaging” meeting on 9 October was allowed to go ahead despite the family being “lured… on a false pretence and that there would be good news”.

The letter was written on behalf of the parents by their spokesman Radd Seiger. It reads: “I am writing to you on behalf of the parents of Harry Dunn following the recent high profile public exchanges between you and them and in the hope of being able to reach some common ground and to find a way forward.

“Although it is the parents’ position that it is you, their Foreign Secretary, who should be approaching them with updates in this matter, and notwithstanding everything that has gone before, the family are willing to reach out to you again with a view to arranging a further meeting with you urgently.

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (Victoria Jones/PA)

“If you are willing to meet with them and me, we will attend any such meeting in good faith.”

Addressing what the parents would like the meeting to involve, the letter continues: “You have stated a number of times publicly that you are doing everything in your power to help.

“The family would like a detailed explanation of each and every step you and your team have taken in support of that statement and what the response has been from the American administration.

“The parents would also like a detailed explanation from you as to how that very damaging meeting (on 9 October) was allowed to transpire despite us having been lured to the meeting on a false pretence and that there would be good news.

“As you may have heard after the meeting outside your door, the parents were extremely upset with you.

“Having dealt with those difficult yet important issues, then hopefully moving on to a more positive discussion with an update from you please on the current position vis a vis Anne Sacoolas as you and the FCO see it and next steps.”

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    1. I wonder just how long it would take Dominic Raab to cry foul if it was the other way around, i.e. an American Teen Biker being killed outside a UK deployed USAF base by an absconding British diplo-immune-murderer? He would undoubtedly stand on the side of the American system, just like he’s doing now, as he is a traitorous bastard with literally no morality.

      The yank cunt involved in Harry’s murder (it is murder if run from the scene of an accident knowing you were going to do everything you can to evade arrest or responsibility), should be hunted down and ‘accidented’ to death by a British person with Diplomatic immunity and then we’ll see just how quickly that Brit is hauled to the US under chain and guard, regardless of any immunity. I bet Raab would give up any UK citizen in a heartbeat to further his putrid love of the American system, even quicker if it was to further his own traitorous desires.

    2. Just as a side thought, has that murdering cunt been told they may never return to the UK again? I bloody well doubt it. They should be told that if they are found on any British territory they will face life imprisonment for the callous murder of a British teenager, and that there is absolutely no ‘special’ relationship for them personally with the UK.

      If, by chance that person does get seen in the UK for any reason other than facing up to their crime, then that should be the end of their life, no justice, no law except the law of the jungle and the laws of revenge.

      Maybe then, just maybe, the good people of the USA and the UK will do what is needed to end the evil policies that allow these things to happen. If US citizens are free to murder our citizens and then run away to the USA in an attempt to avoid justice, then we should reciprocate and send America a clear ‘fuck you’ message. Who the fuck wants to be allied to the USA when it treats its best friends with the utter contempt that is usually only reserved for enemies?

      America is treating everyone, particularly its closest allies with unbridled contempt. America does not believe in freedom, except the freedom to destroy and murder who they see fit. It is high time that we abandoned all agreements with them, and along with the rest of the World, boycott everything American until they learn to play nicely with everyone else.

      The Dunn’s need justice, and so does our nation. Those traitorous shit-munchers on both sides of the pond who think it’s fine to kill and run, well they need to be put on notice by the rest of us, as neither our law or their law will do what is right.

      I am disgusted to the core with both ours and the American legal systems, both of which seem to be doing their damnedest to make criminality and humanity’s worst traits the basis of society, not the progressively freer, kinder, safer and well balanced societies we have been told from birth we are working towards.

      It’s time America did the World a favour by going 100% isolationist. The rest of the World can cope, not just fine without, but would actually prosper and thrive without the USA. The American system is a blight on planet Earth, and Americans should be up in arms at their own government because of it.

      America’s constitution is always brought up when it comes to gun ownership, but really, the only reason they are allowed guns in the first place is to root out corruption from amongst themselves, to rise up against corrupt governments and home-grown organisations that have become anti-American in their behaviour. Come on USA citizens, fucking sort your criminal leaders and system out so that the World has a chance to survive your broken-arsed dream.

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