Spiking - Government response to Ninth report of Home Affairs Committee

20 Jul

On 26th April the Home Affairs Committee published its Ninth Report of session 2021 -22 which dealt with Drinks Spiking.

The Government has now published its response to this report.

The initial report made 12 recommendations and the full Government response to each of these and a link to the response can be found here. (LINK)

The Government in their response state as follows;

“The Government is grateful to the committee for their consideration of this important issue. We are committed to developing a “victim-first” approach, and we are clear that spiking is an issue that can only be tackled through effective partnership working. We welcome the breadth of the report, and the Committee’s efforts to highlight the wide range of stakeholders that are essential in bringing these awful acts to an end; many of whom we have already begun engaging with.”

We will update when the next instalment is published

Law correct at the date of publication.
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