§ Dr. Summerskill
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he intends to take concerning the increase in drug-taking among schoolchildren, as reported by the National Addiction and Research Institute.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
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Neither my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Social Services nor I have received information about this report. The pastoral and counselling and school health services of local education authorities are available to give help and advice about drug misuse to teachers, parents and pupils.