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Question for Home Office

UIN 267220, tabled on 20 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been charged with the distribution of heroin in each of the last five years.

Answered on

28 June 2019

The Home Office collects and holds data on crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales, and outcomes recorded for these crimes. The table below shows the number of charge/summons outcomes recorded for offences of the supply or intent to supply of heroin.

Table 1: Number of charged/summonsed outcomes recorded for offences involving supply or intent to supply with heroin; England & Wales

Calendar Year

Supply

Possession with intent to supply

Total

2014

884

1,263

2,147

2015

1,071

1,676

2,747

2016

873

1,646

2,519

2017

1,070

1,671

2,741

2018

714

1,307

2,021

Total

4,612

7,563

12,175

Source: Home Office Data Hub

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