Pre-charge Detention

Home Department written question – answered on 6th July 2010.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been held for 28 days in pre-charge detention since 2005.

Photo of Nick Herbert Nick Herbert Minister of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office) , The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

The Home Office collates statistics on the number of people who have been held for 28 days in pre-charge detention since 2005. These details are included in a Bulletin published for the first time on 13 May 2009 (Statistics on Terrorism Arrests and Outcomes Great Britain 11 September 2001 to 31 March 2008).

The details for 2010 are not yet available. The first edition of the Bulletin is available at:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs09/hosb0409.pdf

The second issue of the Bulletin was published on 26 November 2009 and is available via the following link:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs09/hosb1809.pdf

The third issue of the Bulletin was issued on 26 February 2010 and is available via the following link:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs10/hosb0410.pdf

The fourth issue of the Bulletin was issued on 10 June 2010 and is available via the following link:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs10/hosb1010.pdf

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