National statistics

Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2018

Contains statistical material relating to the Terrorism Act 2000, including arrests and outcomes, and stops and searches.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales



This release brings together statistical material relating to the Terrorism Act 2000 (TACT), including arrests and their outcomes, as well as breakdowns of stops and searches made under the powers of the act. Data presented here cover the period up to 31 December 2018.

Further information on TACT, categories and terminology used in this release and information about the data providers is available in the user guide.

Feedback and enquiries

We welcome feedback on the statistics. Enquiries should be made by writing to:

Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism
Home Office
2 Marsham Street

Home Office Responsible Statistician is John Flatley, Programme Director of Crime and Policing Statistics.

Contact us via if you have any statistical comments or need any assistance in accessing the data.

Published 7 March 2019