HC Deb 24 July 1996 vol 282 c599W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of(a) men and (b) women convicted by the courts of drug offences in England and Wales during 1995. [39225]

Mr. Maclean

Data for 1995 will not be available until the autumn. In 1994, there were 25,264 convictions in England and Wales for males and 2,532 for females, where the principal offence was for a drug offence.