Drug Crime

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:12 pm on 20th April 2022.

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Photo of Robin Millar Robin Millar Conservative, Aberconwy 3:12 pm, 20th April 2022

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Pritchard. I congratulate my hon. Friend Robbie Moore on securing this debate and delivering a belter of an opening speech. It makes it rather difficult for those who must follow, but I thank him for that.

Mr Pritchard, indulge me, if you will. Let us think for a moment back to our childhoods, and the Sunday afternoons when we would sit down and watch the television—that thing in the corner of the room that was still quite novel then, certainly for myself. I used to watch the cowboy films with my dad, and there was something that happened in those films. I put this as a question for Members to consider while I speak; if they lose interest in what I am saying, they might try to answer this question in their minds. When the bad guys rode into town, shot it up, robbed the bank and galloped off into the sunset in a cloud of dust, carrying bags of money, what was the first thing that happened afterwards? What was the response? What did the sheriff do at that point? I will leave that thought with Members while I speak.