HC Deb 10 May 1988 vol 133 c86W
62. Mr. Strang

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received about the establishment of needle exchange schemes to reduce the rate of spread of the AIDS virus among injecting drug misusers.

Mr. Newton

This subject is addressed, among ethers, in the report from the advisory council on the misuse of drugs to which the Government responded on 29 March at columns452–54. In addition, we have received eight letters about needle exchange schemes since the start of 1988.