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Tackling Knives Action Programme

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was spent on the Tackling Knives Action Programme in each of the last six months; and how much is budgeted to be spent on the programme in each of the next 12 months. (252117)

Between August 2008 and March 2009, a total of £2.37 million was disbursed to support the work of the Tackling Knives Action programme. See following table for monthly breakdown.

The budget for 2009-10 has not yet been finalised.

TKAP Funding August 2008 to January 2009

Breakdown by month

Funding (£)

August

750,000.00

September

1,068,687.50

October

345,000.00

November

51,432.50

December

0

January

155,622.50

Total

2,370,742.50