To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were arrested in the UK under anti-terrorism legislation in each year since 1 January 2001; how many were charged; for which offences; under which legislation; on which day into the period of their detention each of those charged were charged; how many of those arrested were released without charge; and on which day into the period of their detention of those released without charge were released.
Statistics compiled from police records show that between
A further 175 were charged with offences under other legislation. During this period 570 people were released without charge. The Home Office does not collate information on the length of time an individual is detained prior to being charged or released and this could not be obtained without disproportionate cost.