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Terrorism: Detainees

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 12 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions since 25 July 2006 the police have been obliged by the 28-day pre-charge detention period to release terrorist suspects whom they still wished to detain beyond that period; and what the (a) date and (b) circumstances were of each case in which no legal proceedings are active. (141259)

[holding answer 11 June 2007]: The police do not centrally hold information on the circumstances of each terrorist case where a suspect is not charged within the 28 day pre-charge detention period.