§ Angela Watkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent steps he has taken to reduce the amount of illegal drugs in prisons. 747W
§ Hilary Benn
A range of measures is in place to reduce the smuggling of illegal drugs into prisons. These includepassive and active drug dogs;low level furniture in visits areas to aid visibility;closed circuit television in visits areas;an initiative to ban visitors found smuggling drugs into prisons;mandatory drug testing of prisoners.