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Misuse Of Drugs Act 1971: Response To Inquiry Report

Volume 621: debated on Wednesday 7 February 2001

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asked Her Majesty's Government:When they will respond to the report on the Police Foundation inquiry into the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. [HL657]

My honourable friend the Minister of State at the Home Office (Mr Charles Clarke) wrote to Viscountess Runciman, chairman of this inquiry, today enclosing a memorandum setting out the Government's response. He has written in similar terms to the Home Affairs Committee, which had also sought the Government's views on the report. A copy of the response has been placed in the Library. We understand that the Home Affairs Committee has decided to publish this response today as its second special report HC 226 and this is available on www parliament uk/commons/selcom/hmafhome.htm