asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act in each month since January; and how many of them were charged.
The following table gives a monthly breakdown of the quarterly figures published in table 1 of Home Office statistical bulletin, issue No. 25/81, published on 6 November.
|Persons detained under the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1976|
|Great Britain, 1981||Number of persons|
|Month||Total number detained||Subsequently charged with a criminal offence|