While the Government welcomes the UKDPC's contribution to the drugs debate we remain confident that our ambitious approach to tackling drugs - outlined in our Drugs Strategy - is the right one.
Drug usage is at it lowest level since records began. Drug treatment completions are increasing and individuals are now significantly better placed to achieve recovery and live their lives free from drugs.
I want to take this opportunity to thank the UKDPC for its work in this area over the past six years.
More top news
A chilly evening and night with clear skies and tomorrow a little more cloud through Scotland and Northern Ireland again.
The three billion-year-old rock is the largest discovered in over a century - and could be yours when it goes under the hammer on June 29.
Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames from providers including Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo are being shared online, according to an expert.