Collective Voice Logo

Briefing note on the Black Review

Share this

This briefing note summarises the policy developments so far around Dame Carol Black’s Independent Review of Drugs and the government’s initial response to the review.

We will continue to update this briefing as more information comes to light, particularly with respect to the outcome of the Autumn Spending Review.

Please share this briefing widely, and if you have any comments or suggestions for how it could be improved for you or your colleagues please email

Leave a Reply

Related Content

What the Sentencing Bill means for people who use drugs and alcohol and services that support them.

The Sentencing Bill is shortly due to enter Committee stage in Parliament. It includes two clauses which would bring positive changes to sentencing by, if well implemented, reducing pressure on the prison system and ensuring that people whose contact with the criminal justice system is related to the way they use drugs and alcohol are able to get the treatment and support they need.

Read More

Collective Voice is the national charity working to improve England’s drug and alcohol treatment and recovery systems