In the case of SDEA
, their mission is to help companies build a more efficient workforce.
The centre of excellence, which is incomplete, will also house colleagues at the SDEA
, Customs and Excise, Immigration and the National Crime Intelligence Service (NCIS).
This targeted serious, organised crime and is another example of the effective partnership of the SDEA
working with its partner agencies.
Jim Orr, director of the SDEA
, said: "Performance during the past 12 months represents a marked increase over previous years, particularly in terms of the number of arrests made, the weight of drugs seized and the identification of criminal assets.
As part of its annual report for 2001/2002, the SDEA
announced record seizures of Class A drugs with the agency helping rid Scotland's street of pounds 20million worth of killer substances including crack and heroin - a massive increase of 173 per cent on last year.
Kamil Salamah, general secretary of the SDEA
, highlighted the need for retirees to have regular checkups, quit smoking and to make their homes smoke free.
SOCA will combine the National Crime Squad, the National Criminal intelligence Service, HM Immigration, HM Revenue and Customs, and the SDEA
The centre of excellence will house the SDEA
, Customs and Excise, the National Crime Intelligence Service Scottish Office, Immigration and Crown Office.
He said: "As a result of SDEA
activity over the last year, a significant number of drug supply networks have been disrupted or dismantled and individuals and communities throughout the country have been spared potential misery.
Contract notice: Manufacture, supply and installation of mechanical and metal parts on drinking water and wastewater works of the SDEA
on the southern sector.
Baillie had tabled amendments to the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill upgrading the SDEA