Terrorism: Detainees

Attorney-General written question – answered on 19th July 2010.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Attorney-General how many times the Crown Prosecution Service charged terrorist suspects under the threshold test in the Code for Crown Prosecutors in (a) 2007, (b) 2008 and (c) 2009; and how many times it has done so in 2010 to date.

Photo of Edward Garnier Edward Garnier The Solicitor-General

According to their records, the Crown Prosecution Service used the threshold test to charge 14 terrorist suspects in 2007, six terrorist suspects in 2008 and one terrorist suspect in 2009. No suspects have been charged using the threshold test in 2010 to date.

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