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Volume 205: debated on Monday 9 March 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what initiative on drugs is being planned to coincide with the United Kingdom presidency of the European Council in the second half of 1992.

European drug prevention week will take place on 16 to 22 November, and we shall be playing a full and active part. This initiative was proposed by the United Kingdom, and has been taken up by all our EC partners. In the United Kingdom, a wide range of national, regional and local events is being planned with the overall objective of raising awareness of the dangers of drug and solvent misuse, especially among young people.