HC Deb 28 January 1991 vol 184 cc417-8W
Mr. Hood

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the voluntary organisations which have received help to combat alcohol and drug misuse, in the last financial year, giving in each case the amounts given.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

[holding answer 20 December 1991]: Full details of the support given by health boards to local voluntary organisations concerned with alcohol and drug misuse are not held centrally. However, over £2 million was set aside in the health programme in 1989–90 specifically for the support of drug misuse services and a substantial proportion of this sum was used to support the work of voluntary organisations.

In addition, support was given to voluntary organisations concerned with alcohol and drug misuse from centrally held funds under section 16B of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, section 10 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and the Local Government Grants (Social Need) Act 1969 (the urban Programme). Details of assistance given under these provision are on folllows:

Organisation Amount (1989–90) £
Scottish Council on Alcohol 142,190
Scottish Drugs Forum 48,800
Drinkwise Orkney 13,360
Church of Scotland (Designated Place, Inverness) 6,730
Glasgow Council on Alcohol
(1) Barlinnie Addiction Project 10,522
(2) Hostels project 29,124
Ayrshire Council on Alcohol 63,444
Renfrew Council on Alcohol 38,229
Anchor House (Perth) 23,064
Aberdeen Council on Alcohol 50,995
Falkirk Drug and Solvent Abuse Project 16,015
Aberdeen Drugs Action Outreach Project 22,350
West Edinburgh Support Team 25,841
East End Drug Forum (Glasgow) 61,980
Inverclyde Drugline 43,879
St. Enoch's Drug Rehabilitation Programme 82,237
West Lothian Drug Education Project 24,898
Total 703,678