Statistics relating to the Terrorism Act 2000, including arrests and their outcomes, as well as breakdowns of stops and searches made under the powers of the Act.
- There were 121 terrorism arrests in 2010/11, down from 178 in 2009/10 and lower than the annual average of 206 since 1 April 2002. Since 11 September 2001 there have been a total of 1,963 terrorism arrests.
- Thirty-seven per cent of terrorism arrests in 2010/11 resulted in a charge. Of these, 42 per cent were under terrorism legislation.
- In 2010/11 no individuals were held in pre-charge detention for longer than 6 days. Six people have been held for the then maximum period of 28 days, since the extension of the pre-charge detention period in 2006. The maximum period for pre-charge detention was reduced to 14 days on 25 January 2011.
- Two hundred and forty-six suspects have been convicted of a terrorism related offence since 11 September 2001. All three of those individuals arrested and prosecuted in 2010/11 for terrorism related offences were convicted. Thirteen defendants were awaiting trial as at 31 March 2011.
- There were 119 prisoners (both convicted and remanded) at 31 March 2011 classified as terrorists. This total comprised 97 terrorism related prisoners (including 4 historic cases), as well as 22 domestic extremists.
- In 2010/11, 9,652 stops and searches were made under section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000, a fall of 91 per cent on 2009/10. This coincides with the repeal of s44 and its replacement with s47a.
- In 2010/11 65,684 persons were stopped and examined in a border area in Great Britain under the powers under Schedule 7 Terrorism Act 2000. Of these, 2,288 persons were held for over one hour.