HC Deb 03 June 1985 vol 80 c22W
Mr. Stephen Ross

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons detained under the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Acts in each of the police areas of metropolitan London, Dumfries and Galloway and Merseyside have been charged with offences under the Acts or under other Acts, separately, between 11 November 1974 and 31 December 1984.

Mr. Brittan

[pursuant to his reply, 24 may 198:5, c. 573–574]: The available information for the Metropolitan police district, Merseyside, and Dumfries and Galloway on persons detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Acts and subsequently charged relates only to the period from 1 January 1979 and is given in the table.

Detentions under the prevention of terrorism acts, and subsequent charges
1 January 1979–31 December 1984
Detained Charged under Prevention of Terrorism Acts Charged under other Acts
Metropolitan police district 471 13 44
Merseyside 433 17 11
Dumfries and Galloway 589 36 6
1,493 66 61

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