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Drugs: Smuggling

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many Irish nationals were convicted of drug trafficking offences in Northern Ireland in the last 12 months. (255015)

In 2006 (the latest year for which data are available), 14 persons with Irish nationality were convicted of drug trafficking offences.

Data are collated on the principal offence rule; so only the most serious offence with which an offender is charged is included.