§ Sir Geoffrey Finsberg
To ask the Prime Minister if she has any proposals to improve inter-departmental co-operation in the field of drugs; and if the Government will now ratify the 1988 United Nations convention against drugs.
§ The Prime Minister
Government policy for tackling drug misuse and trafficking is co-ordinated through the ministerial group on the misuse of drugs, chaired by the Minister of State, Home Office, my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Putney (Mr. Mellor).799W
Provisions have been introduced in the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Bill to enable us to ratify the 1988 United Nations convention against the illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.