§ 17. Mr. David Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on her policy on addiction and alcoholism.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
Our policies for preventing and reducing the damage which the misuse of alcohol and drugs can inflict are carried through in a series of co-ordinated programmes which include those being developed under "The Health of the Nation" and "Caring for People", and initiatives such as the highly successful European drug prevention week.