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Sexual Offences: Drugs

Question for Home Office

UIN 61193, tabled on 22 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of a potential trend of a rise in the number of crime reports alleging that a victim had been spiked with drugs by injection; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

27 October 2021

The reports of the spiking of drinks with illegal substances, and of other attacks on individuals in night time venues, are of course concerning. This is an ongoing matter which the police are investigating. We would encourage anyone who is a victim or a witness of the offences to report the information to the police. Information about spiking has been made available on the Government’s website for information about drugs, FRANK.

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Home Office
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