Drug use, seizures and offending: Social Indicators page - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 08 January 2013 | Standard notes SN02619

Authors: Gavin Berman, Roderick McInnes

Topic: Crime, Drugs crimes, Drugs misuse

In 2011/12 there were 229,000 drug offences recorded by the police in England and Wales, an decrease of 1.6% on the previous year. Of those convicted of production, supply and possession with intent to supply in 2011, 46% were given a custodial sentence.

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