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Race Relations

Volume 84: debated on Tuesday 22 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when and in what form he expects the response to the content and proposals contained in the paper, "The Race Relations Act 1976 — Time for Change?" published by the Commission for Racial Equality.

The Government believe that it is essential to maintain effective laws against racial discrimination. We are, therefore, examining very carefully the proposals for changes in the current law

Persons* proceeded against in the Gwent and South Wales police force areas for unlawful possession or supply of amphetamines
Number of persons
Police force area and type of offence19801981198219831984
Unlawful possession510221015
Possession with intent to supply unlawfully1212
Unlawful supply1
South Wales
Unlawful possession7163685106
Possession with intent to supply unlawfully1632013
Unlawful supply11119
* As the same person may be proceeded against for more than one offence, rows cannot be added together to produce totals.