Scarman Lecture: Drugs & the Criminal Justice System in the UK

Organised by the University of Leicester 

With experts from policing, the prison service, public health and Release, we debate the ‘what works’ questions in relation to addressing how the criminal justice system responds to the challenges presented by substance use.

Our speakers address the critical questions of how and if criminal justice systems should respond to substance use, and the efficacy of its interventions. Please join us for a 40 minute panel discussion chaired by Dr Tammy Ayres (followed by questions) with the following experts:

Sue McAllister CB Prisons and Probation Ombudsman

Kieran Lynch, Public Health England

Jason Kew, Chief Inspector, Thames Valley Police

Niamh Eastwood, Release

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