House of Commons
DARE (DRUG ABUSE RESISTANCE EDUCATION)
Tabled 17 January 1996
This is an amendment to an existing motion
Motion originally tabled by Mr Alan Meale on 15 January 1996
This is amendment number 1
"after `scheme', insert `or similar programmes offered by Life Education Centres, TACADE and other organisations providing health education schemes for young children.'."
Original Motion Text
That this House congratulates the Nottinghamshire Police Force, the Mansfield District Council, the Nottinghamshire Police Authority, Nottinghamshire TEC, the Nottinghamshire County Council and other local authorities in Nottinghamshire including health authorities and education departments for their full participation in and support of the DARE programme, a scheme which focuses on drugs education and prevention, targeted at children in schools before they reach an age at which they are most likely to encounter a drug involvement situation; views as important DARE's unique objective of developing positive attitudes amongst young children about the benefits of not using drugs; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to encourage all education authorities and police forces in the United Kingdom to introduce the DARE scheme in their areas at the earliest opportunity.