§ Mr. Kaufman
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Dorset to establish the motives for, duration of, and outcome of the detention under the Prevention of Terrorism Act of Mr. Stuart Holmes of Manchester; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
Mr Holmes was arrested at 9.30 am on 6 October on suspicion of an offence under the Theft Act. After questioning by the police he was released at 5.35 pm without being charged. He was not detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.