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ALL - WALES DRUGS CONFERENCE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1540A1: tabled on 03 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Chris Bryant on 02 July 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'believes that a balanced conference agenda should concentrate on the failure of the policy of drugs prohibition in Wales since 1971 and the successful pragmatic examples of harm reduction policies in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Portugal and Australia; and looks forward to conference contributions from the Chief Constable of North Wales, the ex-Chief Constable of Gwent Mr Francis Wilkinson and honourable Members with long experience of the drugs debate.'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes recent calls in the National Assembly for Wales for a special all-Wales conference on the problem of illegal drugs; notes that the many issues involved include ones that are severally the responsibility of the Assembly and of Parliament; and calls on the Secretary of State for Wales and the First Minister jointly to call an all-Wales conference to include honourable Members, assembly members and the relevant agencies.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.