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Police bail extensions

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

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Photo of Unmesh Desai Unmesh Desai Labour

On how many occasions have people had an extension to police bail beyond the initial 28 day limit since the 3rd April 2017?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

3/4/2017 to 31/12/2017 (Arrest Date and First Bail Granted)

During this period there were 7,266 Custody Records with at least one offence Pre-charge Police Bail. Accounting for 11,271 offences.

1,492 Custody Records showed bail of over 28 days. 1,204 Custody records have bail over 28 days where a bail date had been changed via either a second (or more) Bail Notice or a Bail Variation.

1/1/2018 to 31/12/2018 (Arrest Date and First Bail Granted

During this period there were 13,097 Custody Records with at least one offence Pre-charge Police Bail. Accounting for 21,143 offences.

2,748 Custody Records showed bail of over 28 days. 2,579 Custody records have bail over 28 days where a bail date had been changed via either a second (or more) Bail Notice or a Bail Variation.