The number of annual seizures of drugs by Border Force is as follows:
Period Scope of the data collection Number of Seizures
2013-14 National 6,073
2012-13 National 5,898
2011-12 National 3,665
2010-11 England and Wales only * 3,954
2009-10 England and Wales only * 3,948
These reports present figures for the number of drug seizures made by Police Forces in England and Wales (including the British Transport Police) and drugs seizures made by the UK Border Agency in England and Wales only. Drugs seizures made in Scotland and Northern Ireland were reported separately by Police Scotland and the Police Service Northern Ireland but do not include drugs seizures made by Border Force for those countries.
Border Force does not hold data on the value of drugs seized.