HC Deb 22 February 2000 vol 344 c990W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list for each of the last 10 years the amount spent by Customs and Excise on drug enforcement for(a) the United Kingdom as a whole, (b) Scotland and (c) Wales. [111002]

Mr. Timms

Customs and Excise's estimated expenditure on drugs enforcement for 1999–2000 is £209 million. Comparable figures for previous years are not available separately from overall expenditure on protection of society. Nor are separate figures available for Scotland and Wales.