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Anti-Terrorism Control Orders

Volume 469: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 26 November 2007, Official Report, columns 177-78W, on anti-terrorism control orders, how many individuals subjected to control orders have been deemed ineligible for employment or other benefits due to the terms of their control order; how much funding these individuals have received in subsistence payments; over what time period; and if she will make a statement. (170729)

Since the commencement of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, the Home Office is aware that one individual was assessed as being ineligible for employment related benefits, for a short period, as a result of the terms of the control order. The individual concerned received alternative subsistence payments totalling £240 over an eight-week period in 2006.