HC Deb 15 February 2000 vol 344 c487W
25. Mr. Russell Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to improve international co-operation in combating the global drugs trade. [108555]

Mr. Battle

The FCO coordinates the international elements of the UK's national drugs strategy, in close cooperation with Keith Hellawell, the UK Anti-Drugs Coordinator. Our efforts are targeted, with other Government Departments, on reducing the production and trafficking of class A drugs to the UK and Europe; and on improving the effectiveness of other countries, including the EU and UN, in dealing with the global threat from drugs and associated crime.

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