§ Mr. Garrett
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proposals he has for an increase in the Metropolitan Police Force to combat the rising drug addiction in London.
§ Mr. Taverne
The establishment of the Dangerous Drugs Squad at New Scotland Yard was increased in March of this year by 1 detective chief inspector, 1 detective sergeant (1st class), and 4 detective sergeants (2nd class), offset by a decrease of 2 detective constables—a net164W
§ Miss Bacon
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Wood Green (Mrs. Joyce Butler) on 23rd June.