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Terrorism: Detainees

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2008, Official Report, column 387W, on terrorism, how many of those detained were held for (a) fewer than seven days after arrest, (b) between eight and 14 days, (c) between 15 and 21 days and (d) between 22 and 28 days before charge or release. (219412)

Of the six men arrested in the London/Glasgow incident, detention length before release or charge was:

(a) one individual fewer then seven days who was charged;

(b) four individuals between eight and 14 days, one was charged and three were released without charge;

(c) one individual between 15 and 21 days who was charged;

(d) 0 individuals between 22 and 28 days.