Drugs policy Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, User Voice, Professor Susanne MacGregor, Honorary Professor of Social Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Professor Tim Millar, Professor of Substance Use and Addictions, University of Manchester


Karen Biggs, Chair, Collective Voice, Boris Pomroy, Chief Executive, Mentor, Professor Harry Sumnall, Professor in Substance Use, Liverpool John Moores University, Mike Flanagan, Consultant Nurse and Clinical Lead, Drug and Alcohol Services, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Kirstie Douse, Head of Legal Services, Release, Adrian Crossley, Head of Addiction, Centre for Social Justice


Tuesday 11 June 2019

Josie Smith, Head of Substance Misuse Programme, Public Health Wales, Yusef Azad, Director of Strategy, National AIDS Trust, Matthew Hickman, Professor in Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Bristol


Dr Arun Dhandayudham, Joint CEO and Medical Director, Westminster Drugs Project, Danny Hames, Chair, NHS Substance Misuse Providers Alliance, Peter Yarwood, Chief Executive Officer, Red Rose Recovery & Lancashire User Forum, Professor Sir John Strang, Head of the Addictions Department, Kings College London


Tuesday 2 July 2019

Jason Harwin, Deputy Chief Constable, National Police Chief Council, Dr Wojciech Spyt, Detective Sergeant, Thames Valley Police, Hardyal Dhindsa, Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, Stephanie Kilili, Policy Advisor, Office of the Durham Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner


Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, User Voice, Emily Giles, Policy and Communications Coordinator, ADFAM, Kerrie Hudson, Operational Lead, The Well


Published: 23 October 2019