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Alcoholic Drinks: Rehabilitation

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 16 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on treatment and rehabilitation of people outside the criminal justice system who were dependent on alcohol in each of the last 10 years. (157233)

The information requested is not collected centrally. The Alcohol Needs Assessment Research Project published in November 2005, found that in 2003-04, a total of £217 million was being invested by the national health service and local authorities in specialist alcohol treatment and 63,000 people received treatment in that year for alcohol-related disorders.