HC Deb 08 March 1989 vol 148 c549W
22. Mr. Rathbone

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what actions have been taken by Her Majesty's Government following the Vienna conference on a convention against illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

Mr. Eggar

The United Kingdom signed the new convention on 20 December, subject to ratification. We are actively developing closer international co-operation in areas covered by the convention particularly over the tracing, freezing and confiscation of traffickers' assets.