§ Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people had been detained under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001976W by 28 January; how many have applied for bail (a) successfully and (b) unsuccessfully; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Blunkett
[holding answer 1 February 2002]I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 16 January 2002,Official Report, column 350W.
Appeals are proceeding in relation to each of those detained before the Special Immigration Appeal Commission. A directions hearing was held on 28 January and a substantive hearing will be set in due course.