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.
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)
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)
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)