HC Deb 24 June 1966 vol 730 cc163-4W
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 net

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.