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Illegal Drugs Market

EDM number 1284 in 2017-19, proposed by Norman Lamb on 21/05/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Crimes of violence and Drugs misuse.

That this House notes the comments of the Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary on the Today programme on 16 May 2018 concerning the levels of violence associated with illegal drugs markets; further notes the increasing proportion of murders linked to the illegal sale or use of drugs; recognises the enormous global death toll, including the loss of life of so many young people; further recognises that the so-called War on Drugs has been a catastrophic failure; calls on the Government to undertake a fundamental review of drug policy; and urges the Government to legalise and regulate the sale of cannabis.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Norman Lamb21/05/2018North NorfolkLiberal DemocratProposed
Jim Shannon22/05/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Ronnie Campbell23/05/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Ruth George24/05/2018High PeakLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon24/05/2018North TynesideLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham04/06/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Ronnie Cowan05/06/2018InverclydeScottish National PartySeconded
Thelma Walker05/06/2018Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Grahame Morris05/06/2018EasingtonLabourSigned
Christine Jardine06/06/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins11/06/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas11/06/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Crispin Blunt14/06/2018ReigateConservativeSigned
Alan Brown10/09/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned

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