The Government recently published an evaluation of the effectiveness and value for money of the activity provided by the previous Drug Strategy between 2010 and 2015. The evaluation assesses a range of outcomes of drug policy, including harms, drug-related deaths and community safety.
We have no plans to review the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. We recently published a new Drug Strategy. This sets out a balanced approach which brings together police, health, community and global partners to tackle the illicit drug trade, protect the most vulnerable and help those with a drug dependency to recover and turn their lives around.