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Drug Treatment And Testing Orders

Volume 409: debated on Friday 18 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offenders have been subjected to a drug treatment and testing order in each year since it was introduced; and how many of these have re-offended during the period of the drug treatment and testing order. [124864]

The number of drug treatment and testing orders (DTTOs) commenced in each year since the order was rolled-out to courts in England and Wales in October 2000 is as follows:

2000–01 (six months)1,256
It is too soon for validated information about re-offending since roll-out. It is currently impossible to
Number of defendants proceeded against for breach of community sentence and the number dismissed, for London Courts and England and Wales 20011
Community Rehabilitation OrderSupervision OrderCommunity Punishment OrderAttendance Centre OrderCommunity Punishment and Rehabilitation OrderCurfew OrderReparation OrderAction Plan OrderDrug Treatment and Testing Order
England and Wales 2001
Proceeded against13,4871,14816,2689817,027770176420736
London Courts 2001
Proceeded against1,1672541,3068165081287764
1 These data are on the principal offence basis.


Offending and Criminal Justice Group.

IOS: 402–03.

differentiate between offences committed prior to the commencement of the order and those committed after the order was made.