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Prisons: Drugs

Volume 716: debated on Friday 15 January 2010

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Bach on 1 December 2009 (WA 31), whether Mr Ellis Sherwood was addicted to drugs when he was sentenced to prison. [HL927]

Mr Ellis Sherwood was convicted and sentenced to imprisonment in July 1988, although he had been in prison on remand since November 1987. Specific information as to whether Mr Sherwood was addicted to drugs at the time he was sentenced to imprisonment is not available.