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Dangerous Drugs (Advice And Counselling)

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will state the amount of money given by the Government to drugs advisory and counselling organisations in Wales for each of the years 1979–80 to 1985–86.

Government funding for the provision of advisory, counselling and health education activities by district health authorities, local education authorities and voluntary groups to combat drug misuse in Wales has been allocated in each year as follows:

£
1979–806,075
1980–817,050
1981–827,590
1982–837,993
1983–848,472
1984–8514,393
1985–86270,654
In addition, the Welsh Office has allocated £200,000in 1985–86 as a contribution to the Government's national publicity campaign on drug misuse.