HC Deb 13 January 2004 vol 416 c667W
Ross Cranston

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been arrested for terrorist offences under the Terrorism Act 2000 since 11 September 2001; and how many of them(a) have been charged, (b) have been released without charge, (c) have been bailed, (d) are still in custody, (e) were prosecuted in court under the Act, (f) were convicted under the Act and (g) were handed over to immigration officials. [145921]

Mr. Blunkett

Police records show that since 11 September 2001, 530 people have been arrested under the Terrorism Act 2000 and that 94 of those have been charged with offences under that Act resulting in five convictions to date.

54 people have been released directly into the custody of immigration services. A further 71 of those arrested under the Act have been charged under other legislation.

263 individuals were released without charge or further sanction. Information on any further action taken is not collated centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.