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Alcohol Dependency

Volume 447: debated on Thursday 22 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what funding is available in 2006-07 for the treatment of alcohol dependency when that dependency is not secondary to class A drug misuse. (77934)

National health service primary care trusts are responsible for commissioning alcohol misuse treatment according to local need. The estimated annual spend on specialist alcohol treatment is £217 million.