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Pre-charge police bail

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 20th March 2020.

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Photo of Unmesh Desai Unmesh Desai Labour

How many people did the Met release on pre-charge police bail between 3rd April 2018 and 2nd April 2019? If possible, please can you state the average length of time these people were on bail for.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

14,196 custody records have at least one offence where the Detainee had been Released on Police Bail or Released on Bail (Street Bail). However, the MPS state that the average durations for RUI are impossible to determine accurately.