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LCDPR Midlands Public Meeting (Wolverhampton)

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The Labour Campaign for Drug Policy Reform is delighted to announce our Midlands event will be taking place in Wolverhampton. We expect these tickets to sell out quicky sop do be sure to book your ticket ASAP.

Your local point of contact for this event is Sunny Dhadley who can be contacted on lcdpr.midlands@gmail.com.

Sunny Dhadley has been working in the substance misuse sector for the past 11 years. Sunny is a social leader from Wolverhampton who is best known for developing a multi-award winning, peer led community support service in Wolverhampton called SUIT. Sunny is a TEDx Speaker, RSA Fellow, consultant and spokesperson on drug policy reform’.

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Eleanor Smith MP (Wolverhampton South West)


Speakers


David Jamieson

We are thrilled to announce our first panel member for the meeting will be David Jamieson, West Midlands Police & Crime Commisioner. Thank you David for offering your presence at the event.

Dr Judith Yates

Dr Yates has been a family doctor near the centre of Birmingham for thirty years specialising in working with people who use drugs and alcohol and has also worked in a residential detox centre. She is a leading advocate for take-home naloxone. Judith is also a founding member of the International Consortium on Drug Consumption Rooms & supports harm reduction measures which reduce morbidity associated with the use of drugs and alcohol.

Anyone's Child

Anyone's Child: Families for Safer Drug Control is an international network of families who'se lives have been wrecked by current drug laws and are now campaigning to change them.


The Campaign

This government’s drug policy is letting down the people Labour is set up to represent, whether it’s children being exploited by dealers to sell heroin on our estates, BAME people being disproportionately imprisoned for possessing cannabis, or treatment services struggling under the weight of austerity.

With governments around the world moving to harm reduction policies, and organisations such as the British Medical Journal to the Royal College of Physicians supporting reform here in the UK, we believe it’s time for the Labour grassroots to have a voice on how we approach this complex policy issue. The Labour Campaign for Drug Policy Reform (LCDPR) aims to provide a forum for the Labour members and supporters to debate and shape Labour's drug policy for the future.



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