Met chief calls for drug-testing

The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is calling for mandatory drug-testing at work.

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Hogan-Howe: testing would act as a deterrent

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says that drug-testing would help cut the number of users - as the risk of losing your job would act as a deterrent.

"It seems to me we have got to plant in people’s minds something to affect the demand as well as supply. You can think of many occupations where if you were working with a colleague you would want to be sure in fact that they were drug free."

– Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.

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