National Statistics

Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2016

This release contains the number of drug seizures made and quantity of drugs seized.

Documents

Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2016

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Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2016: data tables

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Statistical news release: Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2016

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In this publication the numbers of seizures made are affected by police activity and changes in recording practices and police powers, such as the introduction of cannabis warnings. Therefore, the number of drug seizures made and quantity of drugs seized should not be taken as measures of drug prevalence in England and Wales. This is addressed in the drug misuse publications, based on results from the Crime Survey for England and Wales.

Further information

Seizures of drugs in England and Wales: user guide.