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Terrorism: Prosecutions

Volume 504: debated on Wednesday 27 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many potential prosecutions of terrorist suspects have been unable to proceed because of the expiry of the 28-day limit on detaining suspects without charge since the entry into force of that limit. (313343)

[holding answer 26 January 2010]: The Home Office does not hold statistics which will answer this question. Investigations into, and prosecutions of, terrorism suspects are the responsibility of the police and security services and the Crown Prosecution Service.