Today’s Home Office stories include reports on the Police Federation chairman’s comments on a video of officers being assaulted in the street and the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 review.
Today's media coverage includes reports on drug-related deaths in Scotland and the conviction of a people smuggling gang. A report on Prevent also aired last night on the BBC's The One Show.
The main Home Office story in the media today has focused on Spice, the street name for a group of synthetic cannaboids, which was formally a so-called ‘legal high’ before being banned last year.
In recent days there has been media coverage focusing on the class B drug known as 'Spice' after Greater Manchester Police reported an increase in the number of Spice-related incidents.