Written Question on Prisons: Drugs

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Date Title Questioner
20 Jul 2018, 9:43 a.m. Prisons: Drugs David Hanson


To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his speech of 10 July 2018 to the Centre for Social Justice, who the members of the Drugs Taskforce will be.

Answer (Rory Stewart)

As the Secretary of State indicated in his speech, we have formed a Drugs Taskforce working with law enforcement and health partners across government to restrict supply, reduce demand and build recovery in prisons. The Taskforce is providing support across the estate but is focused on the prisons with the worst drug problems. Further details, including the 10 prisons with which the Taskforce is undertaking focussed work, will be announced in due course.

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