Crucially, he has enhanced the role of our state without falling into the trap of just extending it.
Posts Tagged: Drugs
In Dyfed-Powys, they have cut top salaries and commissioned specialists to improve results.
The first speech by a Prime Minister in over 20 years dedicated solely to prisons sets out the Government’s reform agenda.
In the areas of serious organised crime, counter-terrorism, money laundering and drugs and people trafficking, there is hugely fruitful EU-wide cooperation.
David Bridle: Banning poppers will harm the Conservatives’ improved relationship with the gay community
The Psychoactive Substances Bill is properly intended to outlaw dangerous substances. But it will also wrongly affect this benign sex aid.
A model from abroad about how to deal with sugar problems without taxing it.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: We send people to prison as punishment. We shouldn’t send them there to be punished.
Gove’s drive for better treatment and rehabilitation offers another opportunity for radical Conservative reform.
A former Conservative Parliamentary Candidate goes to find out what the anti-Tory protesters at the party’s annual conference really have to say for themselves.
“We accept that drugs are risky, but there are lots of things in society that are risky… but we don’t stop people doing those. We let people make informed decisions.”
A welfare system that buys drink for alcoholics, drugs for addicts and sweets for the obese is cruel, not compassionate
It is obscene that people have been left in limbo and handed cash rather than given help for their problems.
If the trend of the last decade continues, it won’t be long before America has a million active heroin users.
The pace of innovation is now so fast that the authorities have trouble keeping up with it.
A blanket ban may seem disproportionate, but is necessary to stay ahead of the chemists and suppliers who deal in these substances.
Just under a third of prisoners say it is easy to get drugs in prison. Seven per cent say they have developed an addiction while incarcerated.
Heresy of the week: Drug courts – an idea that both sides in the legalisation debate should agree on
Conventional courts focus on the crime being tried, when the real problem that needs to be addressed lies within the individual who committed it.