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Drugs: Leeds

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many registered drug addicts there were in the (a) Leeds West constituency and (b) the City of Leeds in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement. (159851)

No register of drug addicts is maintained. However, statistics for the number of people in Leeds receiving treatment for drug addiction are available from 2003-04 onwards and are set out in the following table.

Number

2003-04

2,453

2004-05

3,627

2005-06

4,005

2006-07

3,879