Lord Adebowale writes on Drunk Tanks in the Huffington Post

News item posted: 19 June 2017

Lord Victor Adebowale, Chief Executive of Turning Point, has written a blog for The Huffington Post on drunk tanks.

This is based on the proposal from Chief Constable Adrian Lee, the national policing lead on alcohol harm, to send people who are so intoxicated they cannot look after themselves to drunk tanks to sober up overnight.

Victor writes that "the idea, which no doubt appeals to headline writers, seems like a simple solution to an age-old problem which is why it concerns me.

Quick-fix solutions to complex problems never work, and alcohol addiction is a very complex issue that drunk tanks alone will not overcome."

Read the full blog on The Huffington Post