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Terrorism: Finance

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been convicted under counter-terrorism legislation of an offence relating to fundraising in each of the last five years. (314747)

Figures on the number of people convicted under the Terrorism Act 2000 for fundraising offences are available in the Home Office Statistical Bulletin 18/09—Operation of Police Powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation; arrests, outcomes and stops and searches 2008/2009. Page 26, Table 1.10 (a) refers. This is available on the Home Office website via the following link:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs09/hosb1809.pdf

From September 2001 to 2009, a total of 11 people were convicted under section 15 to 19 TACT 2000 offences. The following table contains the relevant figures. No figures are available prior to this date.

Numbers of individuals convicted of sections 15-19 TACT 2000—-fundraising offences

2001-02

2

2002-03

0

2003-04

0

2004-05

0

2005-06

4

2006-07

1

2007-08

3

2008-09

1