Druglink obituary 1995 – A tribute to ‘Bing’ by Dorothy Black

Based until 1986 in the drug control arm of the Home Office, Bing Spear came to symbolise the humanity of the ‘British System’. Within the drugs field and among the addicts he cared for, Bing became the most respected figure of his time. With Dorothy Black at the Department of Health, he was a powerful force for informed and humane policies. Here she remembers ‘Bing’.

A tribute to ‘Bing’ (PDF)