§ Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many people have been detained under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. [HL3989]
§ The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Rooker)
Eleven people have so far been detained using powers in Part IV of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. Eight were detained in December 2001, one in February 2002, and two yesterday.
Of the total detained, two have voluntarily left the United Kingdom; the other nine remain in detention.