By David Barrett Home Affairs Correspondent
Published: 00:50 BST, 13 August 2020 | Updated: 01:22 BST, 13 August 2020
Priti Patel has ordered the Government’s official drug experts to help combat Britain’s cocaine epidemic.
The Home Secretary wants a plan to cut spiralling use of the Class A drug.
Cocaine abuse is growing, particularly among white men under 30 – with the largest increases in the South West and East Midlands.
In a letter to Professor Owen Bowden-Jones, the chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), Mrs Patel said: ‘I would... be grateful for