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Drugs: Rehabilitation

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding was provided for drug treatment and rehabilitation in Wakefield district in each of the last five years. (177296)

The information has been set out in the following table:

Total Wakefield funding for drug treatment and drugs intervention programme (DIP delivery)3

Money allocated for drug treatment residential rehabilitation4

2003-041

3,098,859

40,000

2004-051

3,567,151

40,000

2005-061

4,128,396

50,000

2006-072

4,488,018

52,000

2007-082

4,645,343

84,400

1 Figures taken from the 2006-07 treatment plan. 2 Figures taken from the 2007-08 treatment plan. 3 Total funding for drug treatment and drug intervention programmes (DIP) delivery includes pooled treatment budget allocation, mainstream funding (in Wakefield 'mainstream' funding includes financial contributions from police, local authority, Primary Care Trust and probation) and young people budgets. 4 These figures represent ring-fenced amount the Wakefield partnership identifies for drug treatment residential rehabilitation within the annual treatment plan. This ring fenced pot is accessed by the partnership on an individual needs basis. As a result, the money allocated for drug treatment residential rehabilitation may be amended through the year based on demand. Source: National Treatment Agency