Orders of the Day — Drugs (Sentencing and Commission of Inquiry) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:21 am on 25th February 2005.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Nigel Evans Nigel Evans Conservative, Ribble Valley 11:21 am, 25th February 2005

The Minister is making a logical argument, but following reclassification there was a headline in The Observer reading "Drug Surge Follows Law Change". The newspaper specifically related the surge to the fact that the law had changed, saying that the police had taken their eye off the ball and more people were taking cannabis. How does the Minister react to that?