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MHK seeks prison drugs statistics in Tynwald

Mon, 20 Feb 2012

Details of drug use in the Isle of Man Prison are to be released in this month's sitting of Tynwald.

Onchan MHK Zac Hall will ask the Home Affairs Minister how many drugs tests have been carried out on prisoners in the past five years, and how many have tested positive.

Juan Watterson will also be asked about the amount of drugs confiscated at the prison from inmates and visitors.

The details will be released as part of the written answers at this month's sitting, which gets underway tomorrow.



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