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EDM (Early Day Motion) 444: tabled on 30 October 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House notes that it is two years since the final report of the UK Drug Policy Commission highlighted the need for a fresh approach to drug policy; further notes that the Commission concluded that there was insufficient evidence to judge the effectiveness of drug policy which costs each taxpayer about £400 per annum; is alarmed that crimes related to drugs cost the UK £13.3 billion every year; reminds the Government of the Commission's recommendation that the direction of drug policy needs to be considered in a cross-party environment; and calls on the Government to initiate a cross-party review of both the current drug strategy and the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.