Mr Mullin asked for details on whether the review ( which could lead to Her Majesty's Customs and Excise
sharing North-East buildings with the Department of Work and Pensions ( will result in compulsory redundancies.
Mark Powell, from Her Majesty's Customs and Excise
in the West Midlands, said the imminent relaxation of UK laws on cannabis use had no bearing on their determination to catch all drug smugglers.
A regional spokesman for Her Majesty's Customs and Excise
said: "The transport company had no way of knowing who the person named on the parcel was.