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Government must do more to tackle drug deaths, says PCC

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Foster has called for more to be done to tackle drug deaths as ONS data reveals they have risen for the eighth year in a row.

Government must do more to tackle drug deaths, says PCC

Date - 3rd August 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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PCC Simon Foster called the statistics “deeply saddening”. They show that there were 215 drug related deaths in the West Midlands in the year ending March 2020, rising from 185 in 2019. In England and Wales there were 4,561 drug related...
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