HC Deb 12 December 1983 vol 50 c343W
Mr. Maxton

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions for drug offences in English and Welsh courts have involved United States military personnel over the past five years.

Mr. Mellor

The following table gives the available information collected in the course of producing the statistics of drugs offenders published annually in a statistical bulletin—issue 13/83 for 1982:

Nationals of the United States employed in military establishments found guilty of drugs offences*
England and Wales
1978 128
1979 133
1980 109
1981 114
1982 37
* The figures may be incomplete because occupation or nationality were not recorded for a small proportion of all drug offenders.