Pictured: Mother, 51, and daughter, 33, pose outside court before they are jailed for dealing crack cocaine from an alleyway

Pictured: Mother, 51, and daughter, 33, pose outside court before they are jailed for dealing crack cocaine from an alleywayTerry Beaumont and daughter Jane Leonard supplied Class A drugsThey appeared at Teesside Crown Court alongside two othersOverall value of the drugs recovered was 1,254 of crack and 85 of heroin Police observed pair meeting people in an alleyway outside Leonard's home By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 14:11 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 26 February 2013 A mother and daughter have today been jailed after dealing crack cocaine from an alleyway. Terry Beaumont, 51, and her daughter Jane Leonard, 33, appeared at Teesside Crown Court alongside two others involved in conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. Prosecutor Sue Jacobs told the court that police had observed the home of Leonard over three days in February last year and saw both mother and daughter, as well as co-defendant Jake Hutchinson, meeting people in the alleyway to the back of the house

Drug-smuggling British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford escapes firing squad but still faces 15 years in Bali jail

Drug-smuggling British grandmother escapes firing squad but still faces 15 years in Bali jail… as another member of 'gang' finds out she'll be home by April Lindsay Sandiford, 56, was stopped with cocaine worth 1.6m in suitcaseProsecutor will ask for 15 years jail despite mandatory death sentence She is among four Britons accused of smuggling the drugs from Thailand Julian Ponder, of Brighton, is facing prison or death in trial set for JanuaryRachel Dougall, 39, jailed for one year and and Paul Beales, 39, for four | UPDATED: 07:51 GMT, 21 December 2012 A British grandmother has avoided the death penalty – but faces 15 years in a Bali jail for drug-running

Carer, 22, who took cocaine to get to her "ideal weight" hanged herself when questioned by her mother

Carer, 22, who took cocaine to get to her ‘ideal weight’ of nine stone hanged herself when questioned by her motherSamantha Burke, 22, took amphetamines and laxatives to control her weightMother confronted her about habit but she flew into a rage and left houseShe suffered from depression and had previously overdosed on drugs | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 12 December 2012 Weight issues: Samantha Burke, 22, took illegal drugs in an attempt to control her weight. An inquest heard how she killed herself after being confronted about her drug-taking by her mother A young woman who took illegal drugs to control her weight hanged herself after her mother confronted her about the habit.

Were not going soft on drugs, says Cameron as he dismisses calls for a Royal commission on drugs policy

We're not going soft on drugs, says Cameron as he dismisses calls for a Royal commission on drugs policy | UPDATED: 01:11 GMT, 11 December 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron has said he does not support the decriminalisation of drugs in the UK David Cameron last night dismissed calls for a Royal Commission into drugs policy – and insisted the Government would not go soft on banned substances. A report by MPs published yesterday called on ministers to consider adopting the Portuguese system, under which possession of small amounts of drugs – even Class As such as heroin and cocaine – is not a criminal offence

A little dusty, one of life"s softly spoken charmers

A little dusty, one of life's softly spoken charmers | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 4 December 2012 With what chewing-gum officialdom knots the shoelaces of its masters. Take a select committee meeting yesterday examining the charities world. Our witness was William Shawcross, new chairman of the Charity Commission.