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Terrorism: Detainees

Volume 469: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research she has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on periods of detention without charge in relation to counter-terrorism in other EU member states. (164009)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs published a document entitled “Counter-Terrorism Legislation and Practice: A Survey of Selected Countries” in October 2005. This can be found at:

www.fco.gov.uk/Files/kfile/QSpercent20Draftpercent2010percent20FINAL1.pdf

We remain informed on the counter-terrorism legislative systems of other European Union countries.