Drug Misuse

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 23rd March 2007.

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Photo of Stewart Stevenson Stewart Stevenson Scottish National Party

Question S2W-32279

To ask the Scottish Executive how many drug treatment and testing orders were (a) issued to and (b) breached by offenders aged 18 and under in each year since 2001, broken down by local authority area.

Photo of Cathy Jamieson Cathy Jamieson Labour

The available information on drug treatment and testing orders imposed by Scottish courts on offenders aged 18 and under is given in the following table. Information on breaches of drug treatment and testing orders by age of offender is not included in the statistics collected centrally. Figures on the total number of breach applications by local authority area in 2004-05 and 2005-06 can be found on the Scottish Executive’s website at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/PubSocialWork.

Drug Treatment and Testing Orders Imposed on Persons Aged 18 and Under1, by Local Authority Area, 2001-02 to 2005-06

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Local Authority Area22001-022002-032003-042004-052005-06
Angus

-

-

4

-

-

Dumfries and Galloway

-

-

-

-

2

Dundee City

-

-

-

5

-

Edinburgh, City of

-

-

9

8

7

Fife

1

8

1

-

3

Glasgow City

2

-

-

-

-

Scottish Borders

-

-

-

-

5

Scotland

3

8

14

13

17

Notes:

1. Concurrent orders are counted separately in these statistics.

2. Proxied by location of court imposing the order.

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