Tag Archive for enforcement

What’s the Government doing about drugs?

January 2021 Government announcement on funding: Home Secretary Priti Patel and Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced a £148 million new investment. The new approach, named Project ADDER, gives extra resources to law enforcement to dismantle organised criminal gangs and tackle the…

What is the UK’s international approach to drugs?

The main elements in the UK’s strategy for dealing with international drug matters are through bilateral representations and multilateral action. The UK with its unique position in the UN, European Union and Commonwealth seeks a coherent approach across the three…

How are the UK’s drug laws enforced?

There are a number of UK legislative controls to restrict the supply and use of drugs in the UK. The following agencies are responsible for enforcing them. Enforcement agencies Serious Organised Crime Agency The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) was…