HC Deb 11 November 1985 vol 86 c65W
Mr. Dewar

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people in Scotland have been charged with (a) possession of and (b) supplying amphetamines in each of the last five years.

Mr. Younger

The numbers of persons proceeded against or dealt with in other ways (such as reference to the reporter) for such offences in the last five years are as follows.

Type of offence 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
Unlawful possession 36 30 86 120 239
Possession with intent to supply
unlawfully 7 1 14 24 31
Unlawful supply 3 2 2 14 5

Note: A person dealt with for more than one offence will appear more than once in the above figures.