HC Deb 26 June 1984 vol 62 cc412-3W
Mr. Pike

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what additional allocations have been available to health authorities in the north-west to help deal with the increase in drug addiction.

Mr. John Patten

Under the Government's central funding initiative for services for drug misusers, funding totalling £324,173 has been made available to health authorities in the north-western region and grants totalling £151,094 have been allocated to voluntary organisations in the region. Details of individual projects are as follows:

Health Authority and Description of Project
North Western RHA Strengthening of existing regional services 190,992
North Western RHA Nurse training centre 99,181
Lancaster HA Information gathering—assessment of district needs 34,000
Voluntary Organisations
Inward House Expansion of existing rehabilitation services—Lancaster 32,560
NACRO Training development unit—Manchester 118,534