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Anti-terrorism Control Orders

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many individuals issued with control orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 have had their financial assets frozen; (156300)

(2) how many individuals have been subject to control orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005;

(3) how many individuals issued with control orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 have absconded;

(4) what proportion of individuals who have been issued with control orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 are British citizens.

30 individuals have been subject to control orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005. Of these, 11 are British citizens. Seven of the 30 individuals have absconded—including an individual who is now in police custody. One of the 30 individuals has had their assets frozen.