TWENTY members of a nationwide drugs gangs involved in a massive heroin and cocaine racket between Merseyside and Glasgow have been jailed.

The enterprise was orchestrated by a Liverpool father-and-son team who sold £200 million of the drugs to crime gangs in Glasgow, using a network of criminal associates.

Ringleaders Christopher Mark Welsh Jnr, 35, of Lyndale Avenue, Eastham, and his father, Christopher Mark Welsh Snr, 56, of Paley Close, Anfield, were jailed for 16 years and eight months, and 15 years and four months respectively for conspiracy to supply the class A drugs.

Members of the gang made 111 trips from Liverpool to Glasgow in a year.