HC Deb 06 February 2002 vol 379 cc975-6W
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 2001 by 28 January; how many have applied for bail (a) successfully and (b) unsuccessfully; and if he will make a statement. [32552]

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.