§ Mr. Elletson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many registered drug users there are in Blackpool and the Fylde; and what estimate he has made of the total number of habitual users of prescribed drugs in Blackpool and the Fylde. 
§ Mr. Sackville
Analysis of data held on the addicts index at the Home Office shows that in 1995 a total of 385 drug addicts were notified from the Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde area. Of these, 270 were persons who had been previously notified in the preceding 12 months.