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Social Media: Arrests

Question for Home Office

UIN 220431, tabled on 12 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many arrests were made last year as a result of alleged crimes committed using social media.

Answered on

14 January 2015

The Home Office does not collect information to this level of detail. The Home Office collects arrest data at offence group level. It does not collect details on specific circumstances of an arrest, such as whether crimes were committed using social media.

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Home Office