HC Deb 17 May 1994 vol 243 c379W
Mr. Waterson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answers of 1 December 1993,Official Report, column 625, 17 February 1994, Official Report, column 903, and 20 April 1994, Official Report, column 512, what conclusions his Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs reached regarding the misuse of Temazepam; what aspects of those conclusions have caused the delay in his reaching a decision; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Maclean

The recommendations of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in relation to Temazepam have implications for a number of Government Departments.

I am considering the council's recommendations in consultation with ministerial colleagues. I am afraid that this has taken longer than I would have wished. I hope to be able to announce a decision before too long.

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