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Spiking

Inquiry

As part of the Committee’s overarching work into violence against women and girls, the Committee wishes to explore the incidence of spiking at nightclubs and pubs, festivals and private house parties.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about this work.

As part of this inquiry, the Committee has also launched a public survey to give individuals who have experienced or witnessed these incidents the opportunity to explain what happened and what support was provided following the incident, including what happened if the incident was reported. You can also share why you might have chosen not to report an incident.

This survey closed on 31 January 2022.

 

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Wednesday 19 January 2022.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Ninth Report - Spiking
Inquiry Spiking
Committees Home Affairs Committee
HC 967
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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26 January 2022
Inquiry Spiking
Witnesses Deputy Chief Constable Jason Harwin (Lead for drugs at National Police Chiefs' Council), Joy Allen (Durham Police and Crime Commissioner, Joint Lead on Addictions and Substance Misuse, The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners), and Dean Ames (Forensic Drugs Operations Manager at Metropolitan Police Service)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
19 January 2022
Inquiry Spiking
Witnesses Dr Adrian Boyle (Vice President at The Royal College of Emergency Medicine), Jade Quittenton (Night time economy lead at St John Ambulance), Councillor Jeanie Bell (Member at Local Government Association Safer and Stronger Communities Board, and Cabinet Member for Community Safety at St Helens Council), Paul Fullwood (Director of Inspections and Enforcement at Security Industry Authority), and Michael Kill (CEO at Night Time Industries Association)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
12 January 2022
Inquiry Spiking
Witnesses Zara Owen, Hannah Stratton, Alexi Skitinis, Dawn Dines (CEO at Stamp Out Spiking), Helena Conibear (CEO at The Alcohol Education Trust), and Julie Spencer (Head of Student Wellbeing at The University of Lincoln)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
SPI0053 - Spiking
Witnesses Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
SPI0052 - Spiking
Witnesses Judith Cummins
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
SPI0051 - Spiking
Witnesses Home Office
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

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