Inside out: How to get drugs out of prisons
(Centre for Policy Studies 2008)
Drugs are widespread in British prisons, undermining any attempt to clean up prisoners from pre-existing addictions, greatly increasing the chances of recidivism and corrupting staff, writes Huseyin Djemil, a former Drug Strategy Co-ordinator for the seven London Prisons and himself a former addict. Read more…


Payment by results, and the public sector: worst of all worlds?
(Centre for Policy Studies 2011)

This is what Huseyin Djemil warns in his damning review of how the Coaliton’s ‘drugs recovery PbR’ initiative is panning out. Read more…


Recovery or Rhetoric?
The Government committed  to transforming drug treatment when it took office. The idea of their Putting Full Recovery First plans is to give drug addicts and offenders a second chance – to free them from their dependency. Huseyin Djemil  fears their recovery has already been hijacked. Read more…


The state must stop dealing drugs and start doing rehab..
(Think Tanks, Conservative Home March 2013)
Huseyin Djemil of the Centre for Policy Studies previews Breaking the habit: why the state should stop dealing drugs and start doing rehab by Kathy Gyngell. Read more…


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