HC Deb 28 April 1966 vol 727 c42W
9. Dr. David Kerr

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what action he proposes to take to control more effectively the distribution and consumption of addictive drugs.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

Narcotic drugs are closely controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1965 and the Dangerous Drugs Regulations, which reflect the requirements of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961, to which the United Kingdom is a party. I am studying the adequacy of these controls in the light of the recommendations of the Interdepartmental Committee on Drug Addiction.