HC Deb 01 December 1966 vol 737 c136W
Mr. Ryan

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions involving drug addiction have been registered in the last 12 months in the Uxbridge constituency; and how many of those convicted were under 21 years.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

The numbers of persons aged 21 and over and under 21 convicted in the Uxbridge constituency of being in illegal possession of dangerous drugs controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1965 were respectively 7 and 2 in 1965, and 6 and 3 up to mid-October this year. Corresponding figures for convictions for illegal possession of drugs scheduled under the Drugs (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1964 are 2 and 1, and 4 and 3 respectively.