Kathy Gyngell
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Drugs strategy in England 'grossly imbalanced'

Government policies for treating drug addicts in England are flawed and "doomed to failure", according to the Centre for Policy Studies.

The think tank suggests that rehabilitation is a better use of the £3.6bn now spent on treating users with drug substitutes like methadone and keeping them on benefits each year.

Speaking to the the BBC, Kathy Gyngell, from the Centre for Policy Studies, said that the current policy was "grossly imbalanced".

  • 19 Jun 2011
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