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Offenders: Rehabilitation

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the expenditure was on (a) treatment and (b) rehabilitation for illegal drug users and (b) treatment and rehabilitation of people dependent on alcohol within the criminal justice system in each of the last 10 years. (157232)

Funding allocated for those engaged in drug treatment within the Criminal Justice System is given in the following table.

Funding for rehabilitation and support services is not disaggregated by type of offence.

Funding for the provision of treatment and rehabilitation of people with an alcohol dependency is not recorded.

£ million

Allocations

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Prison Drug Treatment

12.6

16.5

27.3

28.7

37.7

48.4

57.4

74.4

76.1

Allocation to Probation areas to fund DTTO/DRR supervision and enforcement costs in England and full DTTO/DRR costs in Wales1

21.2

16.0

24.0

34.0

39.0

39.0

39.0

Amount paid to pooled treatment budget to fund DTTO/DRR treatment and testing in England2

14.8

20.0

29.7

42.0

42.0

42.0

42.0

Centrally allocated funds for Alcohol Best Practice Project3

0.09

0.03

Drug Interventions Programme(DIP)4

36.0

119.0

143.0

175.0

149.0

Prospects5

3.0

3.8

4.35

Youth Justice Board allocations for the juvenile secure estate (YJB)6

10.0

10.0

7.0

7.0

7.0

1 Figures are unavailable for 1999-2000 and 2000-01.

2 Figures are unavailable for 1999-2000 and 2000-01.

3 Figures are only available for 2006-07 and 2007-08.

4 Figures are unavailable fort he period 1999-2000 to 2002-03 inclusive and 2007-08. Expenditure since 2003-04 for the Drug Interventions Programme, which aims to get drug misusing offenders out of crime and into treatment and other support, and therefore contributes to rehabilitation of offenders of drug users.

5 Figures only available for 2005-06 to 2007-08 inclusive.

6 Figures only available for 2003-04 to 2007-08 inclusive.