Ken Clarke: UK losing war on drugs

The UK is "plainly losing" the war on drugs - and may even be going backwards, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has said.

Ken Clarke
Ken Clarke Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

But he insisted he was personally opposed to decriminalisation and that the Government had "no intention whatever" of relaxing the law.

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UK 'losing war on drugs'

The UK is "plainly losing" the war on drugs - and may even be going backwards, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has said.