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Stop and Search: Young People

Volume 502: debated on Thursday 10 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many young people under the age of 18 have been stopped and searched in each police force area under Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 in each year since 2000; and how many have subsequently been (a) arrested (i) under that Act and (ii) for another reason and (b) prosecuted (i) under that Act and (ii) for another reason, in each such area. (305998)

The information requested is not collected centrally.

Data on stop and search procedures reported to the Home Office do not include the age of persons searched. Additionally, the data collected do not include the number of persons who were subsequently proceeded against at court.