§ Mr. Fernyhough
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what action the Government intend to take on Recommendation 609 on drug dependence adopted by the Council of Europe's Consultative Assembly on 21st September, 1970.
§ Mr. Sharples
I have been asked to reply.
This Recommendation is addressed to the Committee of Ministers, and its text has been transmitted to Governments only for information. The Committee of Ministers has deferred action pending further reports from the European Public Health Committee and the European Committee on Crime Problems.