Prisons: Drugs

House of Lords written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird Crossbench

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many instances of drugs being found in prisons in Northern Ireland have resulted in prosecutions in the last two years.

Photo of Lord Rooker Lord Rooker Minister of State (Sustainable Farming, Food and Animal Welfare), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Sustainable Farming, Food and Animal Welfare), Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

Prosecution information in relation to drug finds in prisons is not available as the court data sets do not hold any background information in relation to where the offence took place.

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