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Alcoholic Drinks: Health Education

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department has spent on public awareness campaigns about the health implications of excessive alcohol consumption in each of last 10 years. (207028)

We have financial information on Government alcohol expenditure from 2002-03. Figures for previous years were held on a financial system, which is no longer accessible.

Alcohol expenditure from 2002-03

£ million

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-091

Awareness raising

0.10

0.05

0.34

0.06

1.9

1.3

6.0

Home Office

2.0

3.5

4.0

1 Planned