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EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement - Motion to Take Note (8 Jan 2021)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: My Lords, I declare my interests in Wales and in Cardiff University. In the Trade Bill debate, many warned of the long-term consequences of the UK Government’s approach to the devolved Administrations in recent times. Responding, the noble Viscount, Lord Leckie, stated that the Government are now listening. Communications improved in the autumn but must now be maintained and accelerated,...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Out of Court Dispersal Orders: Out of Court Dispersal Orders (7 Jan 2021)

Sadiq Khan: Out of court disposals recorded by the MPS (Cannabis/Khat Warnings, Cautions, Community Resolutions, and penalty notices for disorder) increased from 6,686 in Q3 to 19,436 in Q4 – with community resolutions accounting for the largest proportion of these out of court disposals – 62% in Q3 and 78% in Q4. Out of court disposals were most frequently recorded for drugs offences, accounting for...

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill (2 Mar 2020)

Sharon Hodgson: ...therefore hope that provisions will be made to improve access to medicines, particularly for those people with rare diseases. I welcome the Government’s announcement today about faster access to cannabis-based medicines, and I would be very grateful if the Minister could please expand on that announcement and how that relates to this Bill in particular. I also welcome the provisions in...

E-cigarettes — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (31 Oct 2019)

Gareth Johnson: ...of lives. It was with great regret that we heard the stories coming out of the United States. It was only when we starting drilling down and saw that the deaths were potentially linked to acetates, cannabis oil and so on—those are the irritants actually causing the deaths—that we recognised that we should not allow those tragic circumstances to cloud people’s image of vaping. It is...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence - Update (31 Oct 2019)

Ben Wallace: ...by natural disasters, Hurricane Irma (Op RUMAN) and Hurricane Dorian (Op BARYTONE). This year, in the Caribbean and Atlantic, the RFA have seized or disrupted 1.4 metric tonnes of cocaine and cannabis, worth over £45 million. PeopleWe are working to strengthen the support we give to our serving personnel, veterans and their families.More than 4,000 organisations have signed the Armed...

Written Answers — Home Office: Stop and Search (18 Jun 2019)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...-led. Stop and search is now more effective - the arrest rate is at a historic high (17%) and 30% of all stops lead to a positive outcome (arrest, summons / charged by post, Caution, Khat or Cannabis Warning, Penalty Notice for Disorder or community resolution). Stop and search is a vital policing tool when used correctly and officers have the Government's full support to use these powers...

Murders in Northamptonshire: Serious Case Reviews (10 Jun 2019)

Andrew Gwynne: ...child cruelty that they had seen in 25 years. The two published reviews highlight key misjudgements from staff about the level of danger posed by the men to the two children and failures to act on warnings that the children were at risk. Northamptonshire safeguarding children board said that there were “lost opportunities” leading up to the murders and that the two children’s safety...

Access to Medical Cannabis (8 Apr 2019)

Mike Penning: I thank you for granting this urgent question, Mr Speaker, on behalf of constituents around the country who need help from medical- prescribed cannabis, and I thank the Secretary of State for coming to meet the families and their loved ones who feel that medical cannabis on prescription may help. Some of these young children—though we are not talking only about children—have 300 seizures...

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Prosecutions (19 Mar 2019)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office routinely publishes information on charges and other resolutions, such as cannabis warnings, of crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales. Offences involving the production and distribution of cannabis are subsumed within the general category of “Trafficking in controlled drugs” and data on the number of such offences that have resulted in a charge or summons...

Cannabis (Legalisation and Regulation) (11 Dec 2018)

Steve Double: ...issue, and while I strongly disagree with him, I respect his desire that something be done to address it. I am sure we can all agree that something needs to be done about the current situation with cannabis use, which is wrong, unsustainable and doing a great deal of damage to our society, but I do not believe that liberalising and decriminalising it in this way is the answer. My view is...

Cannabis: Medicinal Uses - Question (1 Nov 2018)

Baroness Walmsley: My Lords, while it is true that the faculty warns against the use of dried cannabis plant of unknown composition, it accepts that there may be benefits to pain management from pharmaceutical products. Fortunately, that is exactly what patients are demanding and what the Government have just legalised. However, the faculty is also demanding that, while we wait for clinical trials, a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Alternatives to Prison: Wales (31 Oct 2018)

Liz Saville-Roberts: ..., how many and what proportion of out of court disposals issued in Wales were in relation to (a) Community Resolutions, (b) Penalty Notices for Disorder, (c) cautions for indictable offences, (d) cannabis and khat warnings and (e) cautions for summary non-motoring offences in each year between 2013 and 2017.

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - Committee (30 Oct 2018)

Lord Hain: ...contributions in the form of a lump sum. It was taxed at 20%. She received a magnificent £25.39, which, frankly, is an insult to somebody in her situation. Jennifer had her legs blown off in a no-warning IRA bomb in 1972, when she was 21 years of age. Paul, who was 21 when loyalists shot him six times because their target who lived next door did not turn up, is paralysed from the waist...

Mamba: Societal Effect (23 Jul 2018)

Ben Bradley: .... It is not just adults; children are now accessing these substances. The examples I have read about have been absolutely terrifying. Earlier this year, an 11-year-old in Wales smoked synthetic cannabis and ended up in hospital in a high-dependency unit for 33 hours while doctors dealt with the effects it was having on his young body. Although toxicology reports are still pending, it is...

Serious Violence Strategy - Motion to Take Note (11 Jun 2018)

Lord Paddick: ...or disciplining their workforce, so they resort to guns and knives. The strategy claims that the Government’s approach to dealing with drug misuse is succeeding, yet more young people are using cannabis and dealing in class A drugs. As other noble Lords have said, there is a cocaine epidemic in the UK, with increased use of crack cocaine, a drug closely associated with serious violence....

Drug Addiction — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (22 Nov 2017)

Crispin Blunt: ...costs incurred by the police, courts, prisons and probation service in managing the effects of drug-related crime. My hon. Friend the Member for South Thanet also drew attention to the problems of cannabis, particularly street cannabis, which, with its high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is more potent and liable to cause schizophrenia in long-term users. However, those looking to...

Detention of Vulnerable Persons — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (14 Mar 2017)

David Burrowes: I agree. There are warning signs. We have seen the reports in the media and elsewhere on Yarl’s Wood and the scandals that have taken place. We do not want to be in that position. We want to ensure that the recommendations, which were broadly accepted, mean real results, but we are not seeing them. In January last year, the then Minister committed in Parliament to safeguarding the most...

Drugs Policy - Question for Short Debate (21 Nov 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...Group on New Psychoactive Substances, a group of more than 30 Governments and international organisations which drives the international response; secondly, in the establishment of a global early warning system at the United Nations; and, thirdly, in the first two tranches of international controls on some of the most harmful new psychoactive substances. I will write to the noble Lord,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill: Second Stage (27 Sep 2016)

Jonathan Bell: ...in 2016. The requirement in the Bill is that we will check that the reception of alcohol from taxi drivers and others who deliver it cannot be by a minor. That logbook will send out a clear warning that, as the honourable Member Mr McCann said, we will stand with all responsible taxi drivers and everybody else who refuses to engage in this abusive behaviour. We will require the logbook...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Illegal Drugs (6 Jun 2016)

Lord Maurice Morrow: ...coming before the courts that are in some way rooted in illegal drugs, but I fear that the message is still not getting through. I am also somewhat shocked when I hear people play down the use of cannabis. We hear people say, "It was only a bit of cannabis — nothing heavy". Let me be absolutely clear: in my opinion, any illegal drug, including cannabis, is a step on the road to...


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