Road drug testing

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-12-18
Session date: 
December 18, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4723
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Would you consider piloting swab tests, currently being used by Sussex Police, to help police catch drivers who have been taking cannabis over the Christmas period?

Answer

Answer for Road drug testing

Answer for Road drug testing

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There are no plans to pilot swab testing over the Christmas period. However, we will be following the Sussex pilots with interest and may adopt a similar approach in the future if it proves to be effective.