§ Mr. Cox
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if he will list the prisons in England and Wales which conduct mandatory drug testing; 
(2) how many prisons in England and Wales pursue a policy of random urine drug testing; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Miss Widdecombe
Responsibility for these matters has been delegated to the Director General of the Prison Service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from Richard Tilt to Mr. Tom Cox, dated 24 April 1996:The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Questions concerning the number of prisons which conduct mandatory drug testing and the number which pursue a policy of random urine drug testing.All establishments in England and Wales conduct a mandatory drug testing programme and all perform random tests as a part of that programme.