Page last updated at 13:27 GMT, Sunday, 1 November 2009

Professor Nutt on drugs advice row

Dr Les King, a part-time adviser on the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs has resigned over the sacking of its head, Prof David Nutt.

He said the Professor's freedom of expression had been denied.

The Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, has strongly defended his decision to sack the Professor. Professor Nutt spoke to the BBC and reacted to the Home Secretary's comments.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific