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GOVERNMENT'S DRUG STRATEGY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 20: tabled on 21 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is shocked that more people die of drug misuse than on the roads; notes that drug-related deaths are at record levels; recognises that drug treatment services not only save lives but every £1 invested saves society £2.50 in health, welfare and crime costs; reminds the Government that promotion and co-ordination of provision of Naloxone could save many more from death by opioid overdose; and calls on the Government to publish its long-overdue Drug Strategy and prioritise evidence-based, high-quality drug treatment services.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.