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Terrorism: Detainees

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 12 July 2007, Official Report, column 979W, on Terrorism: detainees, if she will seek the information requested from each police force. (150787)

As part of the consultation on forthcoming counter-terrorism legislation, we are looking, in conjunction with the police, at how the existing maximum period of pre-charge detention has operated in practice and whether there are any lessons to be learnt from that.