HC Deb 28 February 1967 vol 742 cc84-5W
Mr. Russell Johnston

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table showing the number of persons charged with trafficking in drugs in Scotland in each of the last five years, the numbers of these convicted and the sentences imposed.

Mr. Ross

Separate figures are not available for drug trafficking. The following table provides the information requested in relation to all offences against the Dangerous Drugs Acts, 1951, 1964 and 1965 and the Drugs (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1964.

provided; and what representations have been made to her Department regarding inadequate means of alternative transport due to railway closures.

Mr. John Morris

Yes. With regard to the second part of the Question, various representations have been made from time to time about particuluar cases and my right hon. Friend is always willing to examine concrete evidence of need for additional public transport services for displaced rail users. If my hon. Friend has any particular case in mind perhaps he will write to me.