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Drugs: Misuse

Question for Home Office

UIN 38625, tabled on 18 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many offences were recorded for drug possession in each of the last three years in England.

Answered on

26 July 2022

The number of possession of drugs offences recorded by the police forces in England (including those recorded by the British Transport Police) in each of the last three years is presented in the table below.

Year ending December:

Possession of drugs offences, England

2019

137,423

2020

156,556

2021

136,019

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