Ruth Runciman DBE on criminal justice and an integrated approach to tackling drug misuse in Prisons
Posted on 19-01-2012
Dame Ruth explains that it was important work for the ACMD to bring conclusions on criminal justice and drug use matters together for the government.


Ruth Runciman

Dame Ruth Runciman

Location: UK

Ruth Runciman DBE is currently Chair of the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. Dame Ruth Runciman was a member of the ACMD for 21 years and has influenced drug policy for decades.¬†She can be seen at the Home Affairs Committee¬†on drug policy January 2012 alongside Roger Howard of the UKDPC. In the…

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